|Birth: ||Dec. 10, 1834|
|Death: ||Oct. 23, 1916|
Los Angeles County
Civil War Soldiers data base shows John A Booty to have enlisted as a Corporal and discharged as a Private. He shows as being in Company F.
Col. Matthew F. Locke's 10th TX Cavalry
The 10th was organized with about 900 men during the late summer of 1861 at Goose Lake, about 10 miles north east of Wills Point, Van Zandt Co., Tx. by Col. M. F. Locke. Many of its members were recruited in the towns of Quitman and Tyler, and from the Counties of Upshur, Rusk and Cherokee. It's companies were formed with men from the following areas:
"A" Quitman- Captain Charles D. McKnight, Wood County
"B" Quitman- Captain John Wilson, Wood County
"C" Captain James H. Rucker, Upshur Co.
"D" Starrville- Captain Alexander Earp, Smith and Upshur Counties
"E" Captain Hulum D. E. Redwine, Rusk Co.
"F" Captain William D. L. F. Craig, Shelby and Panola Counties
"G" Captain Mat Barton, Rusk Co.
"H" Captain Anderson Whetstone, Van Zandt Co.
"I" Captain Robert B. Martin, Cherokee Co.
"K" Tyler- Captain L. M. Todd, Smith Co.
10th Cavalry Regiment was organized with about 900 men during the late summer of 1861. Many of its members were recruited in the towns of Quitman and Tyler, and the counties of Upshur, Rusk, and Cherokee. For the first few months it served in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana, then was dismounted after crossing the Mississippi River. After fighting at Richmond, the unit was assigned to General Ector's Brigade in the Army of Tennessee. It participated in numerous battles from Murfreesboro to Atlanta, endured Hood's winter operations in Tennessee, and aided in the defense of Mobile. Ths regiment totalled 565 effectives during the spring of 1862 and lost thirty-four percent of the 350 engaged at Murfreesboro.
Very few surrendered on May 4, 1865. The field officers were Colonels James M. Barton and W.D. Craig, and Majors Wiley B. Ector and Hulum D. E. Redwine.
Los Angeles County
Plot: Palm Section, Plot 94, grave 4
Created by: Floydster
Record added: Aug 21, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29209196