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W.L. Haskell

W.L. Haskell

Federal (USV)


William L. Haskell

(1836 - 1862)

Home State: Maine

Education: Bowdoin College

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Maine Infantry

Before Antietam

He was in Company B.

On the Campaign

Acting Adjutant at Antietam and wounded severely in both legs there on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He died of wounds at Chambersburg, PA on 18 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from Hyde1. Further details and the photo here from family genealogists. His birthplace possibly Poland, ME. There is a similar photograph of him in the Maine State Archives.


07/18/1836; Yarmouth, ME


10/18/1862 Chambersburg, PA


1   Hyde, Thomas W., Casualties in the Seventh Maine Regiment in the Battle of Antietam, Lewiston Falls (Maine) Journal, 1862-10-02  [AotW citation 6612]