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Andrew John Kelley
Birth: Sep. 2, 1845
Lagrange County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1918
Crookston
Polk County
Minnesota, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army. He was awarded the Medal of Honor as a Private in Company E, 17th Michigan Infantry for action on November 20, 1863 at Knoxville, Tennessee. His citation reads "Having voluntarily accompanied a small party to destroy buildings within the enemy's lines whence sharpshooters had been firing, Kelley disregarded an order to retire, remained, and completed the firing of the buildings, thus insuring their total destruction; this at the imminent risk of his life from the fire of the advancing enemy." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Ella A. Fleming Kelley (1846 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Herbert Kelley (1870 - 1955)*
  Edwin Fleming Kelley (1872 - 1944)*
  Clara M. Kelley Cochrane (1874 - 1965)*
  Mabel E. Kelley Fleming (1878 - 1948)*
  Maude Kelley O'Boyle (1880 - 1968)*
  Lulu C. Kelley (1883 - 1967)*
  Leonard H. Kelley (1886 - 1972)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakdale Cemetery
Crookston
Polk County
Minnesota, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Apr 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8657798
Andrew John Kelley
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Andrew John Kelley
Added by: Don Morfe
 
Andrew John Kelley
Added by: Don Morfe
 
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Honoring your heroism at Knoxville and your service, to the preservation of the Union.
- Wagon Master
 Added: Mar. 23, 2017
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Sep. 2, 2016

- kitten
 Added: Sep. 2, 2015
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