Friday, February 15, 2013

Harrison Kelley or Kelly, 44th.,New York Infantry.

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Was a member of Col. Ellsworth's U. S. Zouave Cadets in Chicago and at the time they made their memorable tour of the principal cities of the country. He served with Battery A, Chicago Light Artillery in the three months' service; with Battery left Chicago for the front on the 21st day of April 1861, being the first troops that left that city for the War. Enrolled in the 44th N. Y. Vols., September, 1861.  Was in the hands of the enemy as a prisoner for about sixty days after the seven days' battle, in front of Richmond. Was wounded at the Battle of Fredcrickslnirg and was discharged on tender of resignation shortly after that engagement.

Service Record.

KELLEY, HARRISON.—Age, 21 years. Enrolled, September4, 1861; at New York city, to serve three years; mustered in asfirst lieutenant, Co. B, September 20, 1861; appointed adjutant,July 4, 1862; wounded in action, December 13, 1862, at Fredericksburg, Va.; promoted captain, Co. G, December 18, 1862; discharged for disability, February 9,1863; also borne as Kelly; eonimiissioned first lieutenant, October 12,1861, with rank from September 20, 1861, vice L. S. Larrabee, promoted; adjutant, October 29, 1862, with rank from July 4, 1862, vice E. B. Knox,promoted; captain, February 25, 1863, with rank fnun December IS. 1862, vice C. R. Becker, resigned

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