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Llewellyn Frost Haskell Edit Profile

soldier , merchant.

Llewellyn Frost Haskell, American soldier, merchant.

Background

Haskell, Llewellyn Frost was born on October 8, 1842 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States. Son of Llewellyn and Mary Anna Haskell.

Education

Educated Eagleswoods school, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 1856-1860. Heidelberg University, October, 1860, to January, 1861.

Career

Enlisted April 23, 1861. Private, 14th New York militia. Appointed Second lieutenant Independent Company of Engineers, St. Louis, September 17, 1861.

A.-d.-c. on General Anselm Asboth’s staff, January 1862. Post commissary, Rolla, Missouri, May, 1862. A.-d.-c. and assistant inspector-general on staff General Henry Prince, 1862.

Severely wounded at battle Cedar Mountain, Virginia, August 9, 1862. Recommended for colonelcy of the 1st class by General Casey’s board, September, 1863. Appointed Lieutenant-colonel, 7th United States, colored troops, at his own request, October 28, 1863.

Colonel, 41st United States colored troops, November 1, 1864. Bvtd. brig.-general vols., United States of America, March 13, 1865. Honorably mustered out in Texas, September 30, 1865.

After war associated with his father in development of Llewellyn Park, Orange, New Jersey. Removed to San Francisco, 1877. Since then engaged as manufacturer of furniture, also in mining and oil development.

Residence: San Rafael, California Office: 2084 Bush St., San Francisco.

Connections

Married Orange, New Jersey, June 4, 1868, Emmeline A. Gilmore.

father:
Llewellyn Haskell

mother:
Mary Anna Haskell

spouse:
Orange