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KELLY, ALEXANDER

kelly alexander

Gallantly seized the colors, which had fallen near the enemy's lines of abatis, raised them, and rallied the men at a time of confusion and in a place of the greatest danger.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Sergeant Company F, 6th U.S. Colored Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Saltsburg, Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Citation

Gallantly seized the colors, which had fallen near the enemy's lines of abatis, raised them, and rallied the men at a time of confusion and in a place of the greatest danger.