Archie Adelmar Sackett
, son of Adelbert Darwin Sackett
and Julia Griffin
, was born in Windsor, OhioG
, on 4 March 1871.1
He died aged 27 on 25 June 1898.1
Archie Sackett served with the "Rough Riders" during the Spanish-American War. He was killed when, on duty as a guard, he fell from a train on the way to the war front.
At the breaking out of the war with Spain, [Archie Adelmar Sackett] was in Wyoming, and there, in 1898, enlisted in Col. J. L. Torry's regiment of "Rough Riders." While in transit to the seat of war on a train of cars, he was detailed as a guard and assigned to duty on one of the car platforms. In passing through a tunnel he was overcome with smoke and gas, fell between the cars and was killed.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America