The President of the United States of America,in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Private Thomas Kelly, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 July 1898, while serving with Company H, 21st U.S. Infantry, in action at Santiago, Cuba. Private Kelly gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines and while under heavy fire from the enemy.
|Service Branch||U.S. Army|
|Division||21st U.S. Infantry|
|Conflict||War with Spain|
|Date Of Action||Jul 01, 1898|
|Location and Details||Santiago, Cuba|