Francis Marion Angelo
Private, Confederate States of America Army
Francis "Frank" M. (Mocking Bird)
Frank enrolled for the war with Mosby's battalion on January 1st, 1864 by William H. Chapman, in Fauquier County. On the morning of November 24th, 1864, Frank was placed in charged to removing prisoners to the rear in the vicinity of White Post. While proceeding along with his prisoners, he fell in with a party of the Federals who had struck across the country to cut our men off from the river, and was captured. He was taken to Martinsburg and put in jail. On the first night of his imprisonment he opened the jail door and walked out, reaching Fauquier safely on the following day. He was 5'5' with dark complexion, dark hair, and hazel eyes.
After the war, Frank resided in Alexandria, Virginia. For awhile, he was also employed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Washington, D.C. He died on October 15th, 1928 in Alexandria and is buried in the Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.
ANGELO, Francis M
PVT C MOSBYS REGT VA CAV CSA
DATE OF DEATH: 10/15/1928
BURIED AT: SECTION CONFE SITE 157-A
ANGELO, SARSH V WID OF FRANCIS M