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Federal (USV)


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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