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HASKELL, MARCUS

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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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant Company C, 35th Massachusetts Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Chelsea, Suffolk County, Massachusetts

Citation

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.