William H. H. Kelty, Union Civil War Soldier
William H. H. Kelty, the 2nd son of Samuel and Harriet Kelty, who was in Civil War. The oldest son Thomas was killed at Petersburg, VA. Being a descendant of Ellen Cleeland and Thomas Kelty makes him a 2nd cousin of Arthur Kelty and William Morrison Cleeland.
His service record was record by Samuel P. Bates, History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861 – 1865, Vol. 3, p. 812. He was recorded as Harrison Kelty in his regiment’s records. He enlisted in Company F, 105th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Sep 3, 1861, at Pittsburg, PA. He mustered in as private in said city September 9, 1861.
He deserted June 25, 1853. Then in April 24, 1865 he returned to his company and regiment. He mustered out with company, July 11, 1865.
CIVIL WAR PENSION
William H. H. Kilty [spelled his last name Kilty instead of Kelty] filed for an invalid pension June 2, 1873. His application # is 184186 and certificate # is 268912. Company F 105th Infantry Regiment was listed as his service.
1875 CLARK COUNTY, WI STATE CENSUS
H. H. Kilty is enumerated in Unity Township County of Clark, State of Wisconsin on the 20th day of June, 1D, 1875, on page 2. He has another male living in his household.
1885 CLARK COUNTY, WI STATE SPECIAL VETERAN”S CENSUS TOWN OF UNITY
Wm Kilty is enlisted as private in Company F 105th Pennsylvania and post office is Unity in the county of Clark in Wisconsin.
1890 UNITED STATES VETERNAN SCHEDULES
Home in 1890: Unity in the County of Clark in State of Wisconsin.
William H. H. Kilty was a PVT in Company F, 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. He enlisted Sep 3, 1861 and his date of discharge was July 11, 1865. He served for 3yrs, 10mos, and 16days.
Comments: General disability and receiving pension.
PLACE OF DEATH:
The State of Wisconsin Death Certificate, Registered # 610, has William H. H. Kilty’s date of death 12 Oct 1912. He died in the Wauwatosa Township in Milwaukee County, WIS. At National Home for Disabled Soldiers.