Leverett M. Kelly
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Co. A., 36th Illinois Infantry
Place and Date: Chattanooga, Tennessee, 23 November 1863
Entered Service at: Rutland, Illinois
Date of Issue: April 4, 1900
Citation: Sprang over the works just captured from the enemy, and calling upon his comrades to follow, rushed forward in the face of deadly fire was among the first over the works on the summit, where he compelled the surrender of a Confederate officer and received his sword.