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Kelley, Samuel H.
Age: 25, credited to Clarendon, VT
Unit(s): 1st VT INF, 9th VT INF
Service: enl 5/2/61, m/i 5/9/61, Pvt, Co. I, 1st VT INF, m/o 8/15/61; comn 1LT, Co. B, 9th VT INF, 6/20/62 (6/20/62), pr CPT, 5/1/63 (5/1/63), mo 6/13/65
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Birth: abt 1836, Smithfield, RI
Burial: West Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 73688909
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 5/16/1904, VT
Portrait?: Charles Collection, Gibson Collection, Jones Collection, VHS Collections, Guber Collection off-site
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)
Webmaster's Note: If this soldier enlisted before 9/1/62, and was with the regiment on 9/13/62, he would have briefly been taken prisoner along with the entire regiment at Harper's Ferry. Read the unit's Organization and Service for details.
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West Salisbury Cemetery, Salisbury, VT
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VHS - Reunion Society Collection
VHS - Portrait Files (FPO)
John Gibson Collection
Dewey Jones Collection
SAMUEL KELLEY DIES, AGED 86
Was Long-Time Resident of Salisbury and Civil War Veteran
Samuel H Kelley, aged 86 years, died yesterday morning at 10 o'clock at his home in Salisbury after a brief illness. He is survived by one son, Ernest, and one grandson, Luther, of Salisbury. Mr Kelley had been a resident of the town of Salisbury since 1880. HE was a Civil War veteran and in early years was a very successful teacher.
The funeral will be held at the late home Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev H.L. Howard officiating.
Source: Middlebury Register, 3 Feb 1922
Courtesy of Steve Dow.