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 Patrick Kelly

Patrick Kelly

Birth
Tuam, County Galway, Ireland
Death 16 Jun 1864 (aged 41–42)
Petersburg, Petersburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA
Plot Section 4, Range 5, Plot H, Grave 14-16
Memorial ID 6016379 · View Source
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Civil War Union Army Officer. He served during the Civil War first as Colonel of the 88th New York Volunteer Infantry, then as commander of the famed "Irish Brigade" of the Army of the Potomac. He was killed in action while leading it in an assault on the Confederate entrenchments at Petersburg, near the Hare House, on the evening of June 16, 1864.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 7 Dec 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6016379
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Patrick Kelly (1822–16 Jun 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6016379, citing Calvary Cemetery, Woodside, Queens County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .