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Federal (USV)

Private

Charles A. Wescott

(? - 1862)

Home State: Wisconsin

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Wisconsin Infantry

Before Antietam

From Argyle, Lafayette County, he enlisted in Company I, 3rd Wisconsin Infantry on 7 May 1861.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

He died of his wounds on 21 September 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Bryant1.

Death

09/21/1862 Sharpsburg, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

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, pg. 441  [AotW citation 15858]