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Spanish-American War - U.S. Army

Thomas Kelly

Details
  • Rank: Private
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company H,
    21st U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
Citation

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire from the enemy.

Additional Details
  • Accredited to: New York
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 22, 1899
  • Born: , Ireland
  • Died: December 17, 1920
  • Buried: Post Barracks Cemetery (MH) (Q6), Plattsburg, NY, United States
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