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CMOHS.org - First Sergeant KELLY, ALEXANDER, U.S. Army

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KELLY, ALEXANDER

Rank: First Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company F
Division: 6th U.S. Colored Troops
Born: Pennsylvania
Departed: Yes
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Place / Date: At Chapins Farm, Va., 29 September 1864
 
 


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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.