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 Andrew Bradford Booth, Sr

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Andrew Bradford Booth, Sr

Sgt. Co H 22nd Consolidated LA Infantry CSA
Proud Confederate Soldier

Louisiana Division Commander
United Confederate Veterans
1904-1905 & 1915-1916

BOOTH, Andrew Bradford, businessman. Born, Scott County, Ky., May 4, 1844. Family removed to Baton Rouge, 1848. Education: public and private schools; graduated from The Academy (prep school), Baton Rouge, April 1861. Civil War service: private, Company K, Third Louisiana Infantry Regiment, August 1861 to January 1864; sergeant, Company H, 22nd Louisiana Consolidated Infantry Regiment, January 1864 to May 1865. Opened a country store in March 1866 and named the town Hope Villa in 1870; sold this business in 1881. Married (1) Emma L. Brown, 1866; four children. Married (2) Emma E. Burnett, 1886; four children. Member, East Baton Rouge Parish Police Jury. Removed to New Orleans in 1886. Operated a commercial agency business, 1886-1895; in real estate and insurance after 1895. Organized the Public Belt Railroad Association in New Orleans, 1888. Major in the state national guard, 1908-1912. Commissioner of Military Records, 1915-1922; completed compilation and publication of Records of Louisiana Confederate Soldiers and Louisiana Confederate Commands, 3 vols. (1920). Methodist; member, Louisiana Historical Society; Woodmen of the World; Mason; United Confederate Veterans. Died, 1923. A.W.B. Sources: Clement A. Evans, ed., Confederate Military History (1899), Vol. X; John S. Kendall, History of New Orleans (1922).
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Evening Star
June 28 1923
Death Takes Gen. Booth Chief of Staff of U.C.V.
Complications Following Injury to Knee Fatal to Distinguished Confederate
New Orleans, June 28--Funeral services for Gen. A.B. Booth, adjutant general and chief of staff of the United Confederate Veterans, who died here last night from complications following an injury, will be held tomorrow at the First Methodist Church. The hour of the funeral had not been announced early today. The body will be interred here.

Gen. Booth was seventy-nine years old. He was injured seven weeks ago when he tripped and fell, breaking a knee cap. His condition became serious three weeks ago and he was removed from his home to a hospital, where double pneumonia developed, from which he died.


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  • Created by: David Hill
  • Added: 19 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 102355676
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Bradford Booth, Sr (4 May 1844–27 Jun 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 102355676, citing Masonic Cemetery No. 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by David Hill (contributor 46626495) .