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John H. Haight
Birth: Jul. 1, 1841
Death: Apr. 8, 1917

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He was a prisoner of war. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company G, 72d New York Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on May 5 at Williamsburg and Bristol Station and August 27-30, 1862 at Manassas, Virginia. His citation reads "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." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry A Haight (1799 - 1845)
  Nancy Griffin Scott (1806 - 1898)
 
 Spouse:
  Louisa E Pike Haight (1842 - 1932)*
 
 Siblings:
  Ashley Haight (1826 - 1852)*
  Charles Edward Haight (1832 - 1894)*
  Sarah M Haight Miniger (1836 - 1912)**
  John H. Haight (1841 - 1917)
  George D. Haight (1843 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
East Ripley Cemetery
Ripley
Chautauqua County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8285023
John H. Haight
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John H. Haight
Added by: Don Morfe
 
John H. Haight
Added by: Alan Brownsten
 
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Thank you sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Apr. 9, 2016

- Alan Brownsten
 Added: Apr. 8, 2016

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Jul. 1, 2015
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