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 John J.H. Kelly

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John J.H. Kelly

  • Birth 27 Dec 1850 Schuyler County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1907 Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Block 25, Lot 41
  • Memorial ID 8113868

Indian Campaigns Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the United States Army in Company I, 5th US Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on September 9, 1874 at Upper Wichita River, Texas. His citation reads "Gallantry in action."

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  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 22 Nov 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8113868
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John J.H. Kelly (27 Dec 1850–4 Feb 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8113868, citing Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .