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CMOHS.org - Sergeant KELLEY, LEVERETT M., U.S. Army

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KELLEY, LEVERETT M.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company A
Division: 36th Illinois Infantry
Born: Schenectady, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Rutland, Ill.
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Place / Date: At Missionary Ridge, Tenn., 25 November 1863
 
 


KELLEY, LEVERETT M. Photo
 
Citation

Sprang over the works just captured from the enemy, and calling upon his comrades to follow, rushed forward in the face of a deadly fire and was among the first over the works on the summit, where he compelled the surrender of a Confederate officer and received his sword.