|Death: ||Apr. 5, 1865|
Amelia Court House
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.
John William Booth (1819 - 1872)
Elizabeth Mary Schnebly Booth (1821 - 1903)
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)*
Rose Hill Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 23, 2010
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