Bartlett Kelley was born July 29, 1847 in Boston, Massachusetts. He died June 26, 1900 in Rowley, Massachusetts. He married Celinda Ann (Grant) Haskell as her second husband. Her first husband, Asaph Haskell died during the Civil War. Bartlett and Celinda resided in Rowley, Massachusetts. They had one son, Charles Maurice Kelley.
Bartlett enlisted as a Private in Company D, 48th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment in the on September 24, 1862. He said he was 18 years when he enlisted (he was actually 15 years of age). He served under Captain Noyes. He enlisted on August 15, 1862 and mustered in on September 24, 1862. He was severely wounded on May 27, 1863 in an assault on Port Hudson, Louisiana. He mustered out on September 3, 1863 at Camp Lander, Wenham, Massachusetts. He was a member of the A.W. Bartlett Post, Grand Army of the Republic of Newburyport, Massachusetts after the war.
Bartlett and Celinda (Grant) Kelley are buried in the Rowley Burial Ground, Main Street, Rowley, Massachusetts.
Photographs provided by Bartlett Kelley's great-great-granddaughter, Shari Kelley Worrell.
Bartlett Kelley (Young)
Bartlett Kelley (Old)
Bartlett and Celinda (Grant) Kelley are buried in the Rowley Burial Ground, Main Street, Rowley, Mass.