Kelly, Michael

Rank: Private

Unit: F Co, 2d Cavalry

Reenlisted: October 28, 1862 in Pleasant Valley, Maryland. He was 22. It was his second enlistment.

Date of birth: 1840

Hometown: Tipperary, Ireland

Occupation prior to enlistment: Laborer

Campaign: Civil War

Died: 14 June 1863

Age at death: 22 or 23

Cause of death: Drowned

Location of fatality: Dumfries Landing, Virginia

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Place of interment: Arlington National Cemetery in ArlingtonVirginia

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Note: He stood 5’6″ with grey eyes, fair hair, and fair complexion.