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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


Marcus M Haskell

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Organization: Company C, 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Entered Service: Chelsea, Mass.

Birth: Chelsea, Mass.

Date Medal Issued: 18 November 1896.

Date of Action: 17 September 1862.

Place of Action: Antietam, Md.


Although wounded and exposed to a heavy fire from the enemy, at the risk of his own life he rescued a badly wounded comrade and succeeded in conveying him to a place of safety.


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