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HAIGHT, SIDNEY

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Instead of retreating, remained in the captured works, regardless of his personal safety and exposed to the firing, which he boldly and deliberately returned until the enemy was close upon him.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Corporal Company E, 1st Michigan Sharpshooters

Conflict

Year of honor

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Civil War 1864 Reading, Hillsdale County, Michigan

Citation

Instead of retreating, remained in the captured works, regardless of his personal safety and exposed to the firing, which he boldly and deliberately returned until the enemy was close upon him.