Kelly, Edward

Rank: Private

Unit: H Co, 2d Dragoons

Enlisted: November 19, 1844 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was 23.

Date of birth: 1821

Occupation prior to enlistment: Clerk

Campaign: Texas Occupation

Died: 25 September 1845

Age at death: 23 or 24

Cause of death: Diarrhea

Location of fatality: Corpus Christi, Texas

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Place of interment: Old Bayview Cemetery in Corpus Christi, Texas

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Note: He stood 5’5½” with blue eyes, light hair, and fair complexion.

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