Joseph Taintor Sackett
, son of Loren Sacket
and Frances Anne Smith
, was born on 30 November 1839.1
He married on 26 February 1866, Elisabeth L Crocker.1
Joseph Sackett served for three years as a Unionist non-commissioned officer and color bearer of the 13th Regiment of Illinois Volunteer Infantry during the American Civil War.2
Joseph Taintor 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