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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Frank W Haskell

  • Rank: Sergeant Major
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    3d Maine Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: June 1, 1862
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Fair Oaks, Virginia, USA
Assumed command of a portion of the left wing of his regiment, all the company officers present having been killed or disabled, led it gallantly across a stream and contributed most effectively to the success of the action.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: December 8, 1898
  • Born: 1843, Benton, Kennebec County, ME, United States
  • Died: October 9, 1903
  • Buried: Pine Grove Cemetery (146) , Waterville, ME, United States

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