Corbett, Boston (Thomas) b. 1832 Civil War Union Army Soldier. Known as "The Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth." He was born in England in 1832, and, along with his family, he came to New York in 1839. He became a reborn evangelical Christian while in Boston from which he took a new name (he had been named "Thomas" when born in England). Reform became his purpose in life. Trying to imitate Jesus, he wore his hair very long. In order to avoid the temptation of prostitutes, he took a pair of scissors and castrated himself. He...[Read More] Memorial Cemetery*, Hinckley, Pine County, Minnesota, USA *This location is unconfirmed or in dispute.