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Remarkable record of the Haskells of South Carolina. （T. C. De Leon, in town Topics, November, 1907.) The South Carolinians were notable during all the war, in the field, the council and in society. Tall Jim Fraser and classic Sam Shannon divided the vote feminine for the handsomest man in the army, and cultured Frank Parker, adjutant-general to that unfortunate commander, Braxton Bragg, was no bad second. At dances and theatricals, as in the red sport of war, all three were in the fr
ee sons and a daughter.
Last in this remarkable family roster comes Lewis Wardlaw Haskell.
He was but a youth when paroled with the remnant of the Army of Northern Virginia, having already served one year as lieutenant of reserves on the South Carolina coast.
This he gave up to go to the front and serve as a private soldier and later as a courier to Colonel John C. Haskell.
Such were the exceptional sextet of brothers, whose noble mother sent them to the field and hid her parting tears.