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Corp John Booth, Jr
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Birth: 1844
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
Death: Apr. 5, 1865
Amelia Court House
Amelia County
Virginia, USA

Section D
Inscription:
Co. A 1st Maryland Cavalry
Died 5 Apr 1865 from wounds in Civil War Age 20 years, 5 months & 15 days

Son of John, Sr. & Elizabeth M. Schnebly Booth

John Booth, Jr. enlisted as a private in Co. I, 1st Maryland Cavalry on September 3, 1861. He was 17 years old. Taken prisoner near Harper's Ferry in July, 1863 & later paroled, he reenlisted as a veteran volunteer at Brandy Station, Virginia on December 21, 1863. From his second enlistment John is described as age 19, a miller & farmer by trade, born in Hagerstown, Maryland. He was 5'11", with light hair, blue eyes & a light complexion.
He was promoted from private to corporal on May 1, 1864.
Wounded in action at Amelia Court House, Virginia on April 4, 1865, John died from gunshot wounds in an ambulance on a road near Amelia Court House on April 5, 1865.
Sadly, John had served through the entire war & was killed 4 days before General Lee's surrender. 
 
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 Parents:
  John William Booth (1819 - 1872)
  Elizabeth Mary Schnebly Booth (1821 - 1903)
 
 Siblings:
  William Booth (1842 - 1927)*
  John Booth (1844 - 1865)
  Anna M Booth (1847 - 1852)*
  Daniel Schnebly Booth (1851 - 1878)*
  Frisby Booth (1854 - 1864)*
  Bartholomew Booth (1860 - 1916)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Hagerstown
Washington County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: Dee E
Record added: Feb 23, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48622909
Corp John Booth, Jr
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- missie
 Added: Mar. 6, 2012

- John Vincent "VINCE" Powers
 Added: Apr. 27, 2011
Rest in Peace
- Dee E
 Added: May. 13, 2010
 
 
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