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CMOHS.org - Corporal HAIGHT, SIDNEY, U.S. Army

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HAIGHT, SIDNEY

Rank: Corporal
Organization: U.S. Army
Company: Company E
Division: 1st Michigan Sharpshooters
Born: 1846, Reading, Mich.
Departed: Yes
Entered Service At: Goodland, Mich.
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Place / Date: At Petersburg, Va., 30 July 1864
 
 


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Citation

Instead of retreating, remained in the captured works, regardless of his personal safety and exposed to the firing, which he boldly and deliberately returned until the enemy was close upon him.