Francis M. Costly(? - 1864)
Home State: Wisconsin
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Ellenboro, he enlisted in Company F, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 21 April 1861. He was promoted to Corporal and Sergeant (dates not given).
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.
The remainder of the War:
He was wounded again, at Resaca, GA (date not given - probably 15 May 1864), and died of wounds on 26 May 1864 at Chattanooga, TN.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Bryant1, which has him as Frank M. Costley. The State Roster lists him as Francis M. Costly, as does his grave marker (via Findagrave).
Death Date: 05/26/1864 Death Place: Chattanooga, TN Burial Place: Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, TN
1 Bryant, Edwin Eustace, History of the Third Regiment of Wisconsin Veteran Volunteer Infantry 1861-1865, Madison: Arthur H Clark Co. for the Veteran Association of the Regiment, 1891, pp. 425 - 427 [AotW citation 15265]
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