Historical Rosters Database
Charles Thomas HaighRoster ID 2704
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1866|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Born- March 23, 1845. Matriculated from Fayetteville, NC. Attended Hillsboro (NC) Military Academy. Drill master in NC prior to entering VMI. At VMI 2 years (repeated freshman year). Military Record: Entered service for war at Liberty Mills October 31, 1863 in Company B, 37th NC. Appointed 1st Lt (DOR December 30, 1863). Died- May 12, 1864 leading a charge at Spotsylvania. Brigade commander wrote that he "was among the foremost in the charge upon the battery and won the admiration of all who saw him."|
|Additional Online Resources:||Cadet Diary, including death of Stonewall Jackson|