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John H. Haight-Ripley, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 42° 17.010 W 079° 40.272
17T E 609559 N 4682108
Quick Description: Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient for action at Williamsburg, VA on May 5, 1862, Bristol Station, VA on August 27, 1862 and Manassas VA on August 29-30, 1862. He is buried in East Ripley Cemetery, Ripley, NY
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 9/9/2018 9:00:41 AM
Waymark Code: WMZ4TR
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Long Description:
He was born on July 1, 1841 in Westfield, NY and died on April 8, 1917 in Westfield. NY. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: HAIGHT, JOHN H.
• Rank and organization: Sergeant, Company G, 72d New York Infantry
• Place and date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. At Bristol Station, Va., 27 August 1862. At Manassas, Va., 29-30 August 1862
• Entered service at: Westfield, N.Y.
• Date of issue: 8 June 1888
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.
Armed Service: Army

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