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Federal (USV)


John Costello

(c. 1842 - ?)

Home State: Massachusetts

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 2nd Massachusetts Infantry

Before Antietam

A laborer in Springfield, he enlisted in Company I, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry at age 20 on 17 February 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and reported missing in action on 17 September 1862 at Antietam.

The rest of the War

Dropped from rolls on 27 July 1863.

References & notes

Basic information from Quint1.


c. 1842 in IRELAND


1   Quint, Alonzo Hall, The Record of the Second Massachusetts Infantry: 1861-1865, Boston: James P. Walker, 1867, pp. 406 - 419  [AotW citation 14472]