Marcus M. Haskell
Sergeant, Company C, 35th Massachusetts Infantry, U.S. Army. Awarded for actions at Antietam, MD.
September 17, 1862
Born in Chelsea, MA, on February 12, 1843, Haskell joined the Army in August 1862. He was wounded at least six different times before finally leaving the Army in June 1865.
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.