Haight, Alexander

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Alexander Haight was born at Westerlo in about 1840, a son of David Haight and Sally Amey. [1]

Marriage & Children

He married Catherine ____, who was born in 1838 in Delaware Co.,NY at about 1866 and had the following known children:

  • Henry Haight who was born at about 1867
  • Walter Haight who was born at about 1877

Military Service

Residence: Long Eddy, Sullivan Co., NY [1]
Enlistment Date: 29 Aug 1864 [2]
Enlistment Place: Hancock, Delaware Co., NY [2]
Enlistment Rank: Private
State Served: New York
Regiment: 144th Infantry [1]
Company: Company F [1]
Muster Out Date: 9 May 1865[2]
Muster Out Place: Hart’s Island, NY[2]
Additional Remarks: Enlisted at the age of 24 to serve 1 year. [2]

Born in Albany Co., NY, Age 24, Lumberman, Blue eyes, Black hair, Dark complexion, 5’5” tall. [2]

Sources Used: Ancestry.com military databases; Town and City registers of the men who served in the Civil War


Catherine died in 1908 and Alexander died in 1922, both are buried at the Rock Valley Cemetery, Hancock, Delaware Co., NY


Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Town and City Registers of Men Who Served in the Civil War
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 NY Civil War Muster Roll Abstracts, Ancestry.com Military databases