Sacket, De Lancy

Sacket, De Lancy

Male 1837 - 1863  (26 years)

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  • Name Sacket, De Lancy 
    Born 1837  Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 11 Mar 1863  Milliken's Bend, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I23608  Sackett | Descendants of John Sackett the Colonist
    Last Modified 6 Aug 2011 

    Father Sacket, Martin,   b. 1808,   d. 4 Jan 1876, Logan, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Hill, Sarah Ann,   b. Abt 1816, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1879  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 3 Apr 1834  Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 7 children 
     1. Sacket, De Lancy,   b. 1837, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1863, Milliken's Bend, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 26 years)
     2. Sacket, Mary,   b. 1840, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     3. Sacket, Jane,   b. Abt 1846, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     4. Sacket, Ann,   b. Abt 1847, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
     5. Sacket, Lydia,   b. Abt 1849, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Unknown
    +6. Sackett, William,   b. Oct 1852, Logan Township, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930  (Age ~ 77 years)
     7. Sackett, Katherine,   b. 1 Dec 1855, Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1931, Hooven, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     
    Family ID F8615  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1837 - Dearborn County, Indiana, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Mar 1863 - Milliken's Bend, East Carroll Parish, Louisiana, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Year: 1860; State: Indiana; County: Dearborn; Township: Logan
      M653_252, Page 590
      July 7, 1860
      Line 1, 439, 438
      Dlancy Sacket, 23, M, Day Laborer, Indiana
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      Sept. 25 1862
      Dear parrents I tak this
      opportunity to let you no
      that I am well this is
      the 5th letter that I have
      rote and got no answer
      and it is the last that
      i will rite unless I
      get one there is 20
      dollars i send you
      keep it your self
      Direct your letters
      to Newport ky in
      Care of Captain boyer
      83rd Regt ??i to followin
      Regt D Sacket
      to M. Sacket

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      February the 2 1862
      Camp near Vicksburg Mississippi
      My Dear parrents I take my pen
      in hand to inform you that we are
      both well excepting we have to battle
      Diarree. But we are getting about
      over it we hope these few liines
      will find you all well we would
      like to see you all very much it
      it seems lik an awful long time
      since I seen any of you. you said
      you wanted to no who our officers
      are our Major Generals name is
      Burbaridge and our Colonels name is
      thomas Moore and our Majors name
      is ?tom madrus? our Captains name
      is James Carlin, Company D
      83 Regiment Ohio volunteer infantry
      Captain Boyer has Resigned some
      time a go. you must Rite and
      let us no how you all are
      and how all my enquireing
      friends are let us no all the news

      page 2
      For we cannot get any news here
      at all we are under general grants
      Command now we dont no whether
      we will Make an attact on
      Vicksburgh yet or not I tell you
      that place is Mighty well fortified
      2 of our gun Boats Run the Blockade
      at vicksburgh this Morning the
      Rebels fired a few shots at them
      But they made the Riffle
      the Mississippi River is
      Raising very fast tobacco sells
      down her at the Rates of
      2 dollars a pound But we Cannot
      get any for the wasnt of Money
      for we have not Been payed of
      yet and we dont no when we will
      Be. I have not had 1 drop of
      whiskey for more than 2 months
      they Charge 2 dollars a quart
      down here for it I wish to god
      they would pay us of so that
      we Could get some things that
      Page 3
      we need we have plenty of
      good Clotheing But we have
      very poor grub I have not
      eat 1 pound of grub for more
      than 1 week we have Plenty
      of water down here if we dig
      a hole 1 foot deep they is A plenty
      of water Comes up out of the
      ground o But how I would like
      to have one good mess of Mush
      and Milk and some good
      Corn Bread and potatoes
      Sos no More at present But
      My love to you all Rite soon
      if I ever get home with My
      Money I will Buy a lot of ground
      and put up a house on it for
      you and then we will have a
      little home of our own I hope
      we will get home some time
      next spring D Lancey Sacket
      to My Dear father and Mother
      sisters and Brother

      Page 4
      Just wait untill I get
      home if I dont give the
      darnd abolitionists the devil
      about this war the soldiers
      in our army is awfully down
      on the abolitionists
      they swear they wont fight
      to any more to free the
      darnd negros tell vosheel
      he must Rite once and
      a while to us
      and let us no what he
      thinks of the times
      [De Lancey Sacket never made it home. He died in the U. S. Service March 11, 1863 at Van Buren Hospital, Millikins Bend, LA of chronic diarrhrea.]


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