Daniel W. Haskell served with Company K of the 14th Illinois regiment. Company K was raised at Scott County with William Camm, the Exeter school teacher as Captain. On the morning beginning the battle of Shiloh, Daniel was badly burned and for six weeks couldn't open hiseyes. After being in the hospital in St. Louis and a stay at home, he returned to his regiment. He was appointed Color Sargeant and fought in the seige of Vicksburg, battles of Corinth, Hatchie and the campaigns around Natchez Louisiana. He was discharged in June of 1864.
Oddly enough, he ended up being burned to death.
In 1880 he lived next door to brother John with their mother next to John. Daniel was 40 years old, Sarah was 37 and they had 3 children, Maud, 9, Fritz, 5, and Dovey, 4. Daniel was a farmer.