Pvt Joshua Kelley

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Death 22 Sep 1862 (aged 22–23)
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Final resting place currently unknown.
Memorial ID 55411957 · View Source
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Joshua served as a Private, Company A, 1st Delaware Infantry during the Civil War.

He enlisted in the 1st Delaware on September 13, 1861 for a term of 3 years. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being 22 years old, employed as a Spring Maker and residing in Wilmington, Delaware.

Joshua was wounded in knee at the battle of Antietam/Sharpsburg on September 17th 1862.

He was taken to the regimental hospital, where he would have his leg amputated at the thigh.

Joshua "Died Of Those Wounds" at the regimental hospital during the war.

Bio by:
Russell S. "Russ" Pickett

Special thanks to:
Chris Collins for submitting additional info for his record!



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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 24 Jul 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 55411957
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Joshua Kelley (1839–22 Sep 1862), Find a Grave Memorial no. 55411957, ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Final resting place currently unknown..