Lieutenant James Sackett
, son of Joseph Sackett
and Hannah Budson
, was born in Greenwich, Fairfield County, ConnecticutG
, on 14 January 1762.1,2
James Sackett served during the American Revolutionary War. After the War he was a Lieutenant in the 2nd Westchester County Regiment.
Lieut. James Sackett ... served during the war of the Revolution and for fifteen years after the declaration of peace as a private soldier and a commissioned officer in 2d Westchester County Regiment. Throughout the greater part of his long term he served under his cousin, Richard Sackett, who during the war was the Captain of his Company, and after the war commanded the Regiment in which he for five years served as Adjutant.
—Weygant, The Sacketts of America