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Federal (USV)


Martin VanBuren Sackett

(1840 - 1914)

Home State: Michigan

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 7th Michigan Infantry

Before Antietam

Enlisted in Company I, Seventh Infantry, Jan. 13, 1862, at Detroit, for 3 years, age 21.

On the Campaign

He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Baltimore, Md., Jan. 4, 1863.

After the War

He was a farm worker and laborer in Redford, MI most or all of his life.

References & notes

Basic information from State of Michigan1. Details from family genealogists.


05/10/1840; Redford Township, Wayne County, MI


03/13/1914; burial in Bell Branch Cemetery, Redford, MI


1   State of Michigan, Office of the Adjutant General, and George H. Brown, Adjutant General; George H. Turner, Asst. AG, compiler, Record of Service of Michigan Volunteers in the Civil War, 1861-1865, 46 volumes, Kalamazoo: Ihling Bros. & Everard, 1904-1915, Vol. 7, pp. 86 - 96  [AotW citation 12114]