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W.L. Haskell
W.L. Haskell

Federal (USV)


William L. Haskell

(1836 - 1862)
Home State: Maine
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 7th Maine Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was in Company B.

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

The remainder of the War:
He died of wounds at Chambersburg, PA on 18 October 1862.

References, Sources, and other 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.

Birth Date: 07/18/1836    Place of Birth: Yarmouth, ME    
College: Bowdoin College    
Death Date: 10/18/1862    Death Place: 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]

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