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Federal (USV)


John Booth

(c. 1841 - ?)

Home State: New Jersey

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 13th New Jersey Infantry

Before Antietam

He enlisted at age 21 in Company D, 13th New Jersey Infantry on 9 August 1862 and mustered as Private. He transferred to Company I on 25 August.

On the Campaign

He was in action with his Company at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in action again at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca, and Dallas, GA, where he was wounded in May or June 1864 by a gunshot through both thighs. He was in hospitals in Kingston, GA, Nashville, TN, and Newark, NJ. He was back with his unit 1 May 1865 and mustered out of service with his Company on 8 June 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from the D Society1.


c. 1841; Franklin, NJ


1   D Society, Veterans, Co. D 13th NJ Infantry, Historical Sketch of Co. D, 13th Regiment, N.J. Vols., Newark (NJ): D.H. Gildersleeve & Co., 1875, pg. 62  [AotW citation 17210]