HASKELL, FRANK W. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Sergeant Major, 3d Maine Infantry. Place and date: At Fair Oaks, Va., 1 June 1862.

Entered service at:   Waterville, Maine. Born: 1843, Benton, Maine.

Date of issue:   8 December 1898.

Citation:   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.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)