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J.E. Booth
J.E. Booth

Federal (USV)


Joseph E. Booth

(c. 1840 - )
Home State: Delaware
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Delaware Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company A, First Delaware Infantry on 2 October 1861 at Wilmington, DE. He was promoted to Corporal on 20 January 1862.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was wounded in action on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He was appointed Sergeant on 1 March 1864, to Hospital Steward 1 October 1864 and 2nd Lieutenant, Company B on 26 December 1864. He was promoted to First Lieutenant at age 25 on 31 May 1865.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Delaware1. His picture from a photograph in the Delaware Public Archives.


1   State of Delaware, Adjutant General's Office, Civil War Military records for Delaware Units, Published 1861-, first accessed 31 January 2015, <http://archives.delaware.gov/CivilWar/volumes/>, Source page: Muster Out Roll, First Delaware Infantry  [AotW citation 13685]

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