Lt. William L. HASKELL 1 2
- Born: 18 July 1836, Yarmouth,Cumberland,Maine,United States 1
- Marriage: Louise M. CROOKER on 20 August 1861 in Yarmouth,Cumberland,Maine,United States 1
- Died: 18 October 1862, Chambersburg,Franklin,Pennsylvania,United States at age 26 1
Lieutenant William Haskell was a sailor who answered the call to enlist in the 7th Maine Volunteer Infantry in 1861. While serving as acting adjutant of Company B, he was fatally wounded in both legs during the battle of Antietam and died at Chambersburg, Pennsylvania."
Haskell Marston Camp 56 Camp 56 was officially instituted on Feb 12, 1996, Lincoln's birthday , formerly referred to as Union Defender's Day. The Camp takes it's name from the first of Yarmouth's residents to perish in the civil war, and for whom Yarmouth's Post 108, GAR was named, William L Haskell and the last of Yarmouth's civil war veterans, Charles Levi Marston. The camp number is that of Yarmouth's first Sons of Veterans Camp, #56 http://www.mainesuvcw.org/HaskellMarstonCamp56.html 1
Noted events in his life were:
- Alt. Birth, 1836, Poland,Androscoggin,Maine,United States.
William married Louise M. CROOKER on 20 August 1861 in Yarmouth,Cumberland,Maine,United States.1 (Louise M. CROOKER died on 12 March 1887 in Yarmouth,Cumberland,Maine,United States 1.)