Archie Adelmar Sackett

FatherAdelbert Darwin Sackett (1841-)
MotherJulia Griffin (-1878)
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
Appears inSacketts in the Military
ChartsLine 3a (American)

 Notes & Citations

  1. Charles Weygant, The Sacketts of America, "7521a. Archie A. Sackett, b. Mar. 4, 1871, d. June 25, 1898."
Last Edited4 July 2012

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