Whitman Sackett

FatherJohn Sackett (1784-1864)
MotherCornelia Olmstead
Whitman Sackett, son of John Sackett and Cornelia Olmstead, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG, in July 1839.1 He died there aged 69 on 20 October 1908 and was buried at Putnam Cemetery, GreenwichG.2
     Whitman served in the US Civil War in the 17th Connecticut Volunteers. He enlisted on 11 August 1862, was promoted Corporal in 1864 and Sergeant in 1865, and was mustered out on 19 July 1865.2,3

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 19276 Whitman Sackett.
  2. "Connecticut, Hale Cemetery Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices, 1629–1934", digital image, Ancestry.com, 17:35, Inscription, Putnam Cemetery, Greenwich, Fairfield County, "Sackett, Whitman, Co I 17th Conn Vol, Civil War, died Oct 20, 1908, age 70."
  3. Record of Service of Connecticut Men in the Army and Navy of the United States during the War of the Rebellion (Hartford, Conn: Press of The Case, Lockwood & Brainard Company, 1889), History of the Seventeenth Regiment CV Infantry, 660, Company I, Sergeants, "Sackett, Whitman, of Greenwich, enlisted Aug 11, '62, mustered Aug 28, '62. Must. Priv. Pro. Corp. Sep 1, '64; Sergt, June 8, '65. M.o. July 19, '65."
Appears inSacketts in the Military
Sackett line7th great-grandson of Thomas Sackett the elder of St Peter in Thanet
ChartsLine 3a (American)
Last Edited28 Apr 2019

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