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CMOHS.org - Sergeant HAIGHT, JOHN H., U.S. Army

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HAIGHT, JOHN H.

Rank: Sergeant
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company G
Division: 72d New York Infantry
Born: 1 July 1841, Westfield, N.Y.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Westfield, N.Y.
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Place / Date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. At Bristol Station, Va., 27 August 1862. At Manassas, Va., 29-30 A
 
 


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Citation

At Williamsburg, Va., voluntarily carried a severely wounded comrade off the field in the face of a large force of the enemy; in doing so was himself severely wounded and taken prisoner. Went into the fight at Bristol Station, Va., although severely disabled. At Manassas, volunteered to search the woods for the wounded.