HAIGHT, JOHN H.
Rank and Organization: Sergeant, Company G, 72d New York Infantry. Place and
Date: At Williamsburg, Va., 5 May 1862. At Bristol Station, Va., 27 August 1862. At
Manassas, Va., 29-30 August 1862. Entered Service At: Westfield, N.Y. Born:
1 July 1841, Westfield, N.Y. Date of Issue: 8 June 1888.
At Williamsburg, Va., voluntarily carried a severely wounded comrade off the field in
the face of a large force of the enemy; in doing so was himself severely wounded and taken
prisoner. Went into the fight at Bristol Station, Va., although severely disabled. At
Manassas, volunteered to search the woods for the wounded.