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John M. Kelly Diary and Other Materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3319
Abstract This collection consists primarily of the 110-page diary that John M. Kelly kept while serving with the 141st New York Infantry Regiment. In it, he speaks of the weather conditions, his activities, and troop movements, including his unit's march south to join General Ulysses S. Grant's forces in Chattanooga and their later participation in Major General William T. Sherman's campaigns in the Carolinas. Also included are two pension certificates. The first dates from 1911 and awards John M....
Dates: 1863 July-1864 January

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  • Subject: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865. X
  • Subject: United States. Army. New York Infantry Regiment, 141st (1862-1865). X