2880. Joseph Taintor Sackett, 1839–, of Vernon, Conn., Amboy, Ill., and Oscar, Mo., son of (1160) Loren and Frances Ann Smith Sackett, was married, Feb. 26, 1866, to Elisabeth L. Crocker, daughter of David H. Crocker and his wife Julia E. Cushman. Mr. Sackett is a veteran of the Civil War, having served three years as a non-commissioned officer and color bearer of the 13th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry. He participated in the battles of Lookout Mountain, Missionary Ridge, Ringold Gap, and many other engagements. He was mustered out of the service June 18, 1864, the day that his brother, Capt. William H. Sackett, of the 11th Connecticut Volunteers, was killed in front of Petersburgh, Va.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America