Number 23. Siege of Petersburg Report of Lieut. George Booth, Ninth Battery Massachusetts Light Artillery, of operations March 25

   

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No. 23. Report of Lieut. George Booth, Ninth Battery Massachusetts Light Artillery, of operations March 25.1

FORT RICE,
March 26, 1865.

SIR: In compliance with your circular of to-day, I have the honor to report that my command was not actively engaged, further than firing

one ground of spherical case during the attack of the morning of the 25th. The first intimation I had of the attack was by hearing mortars shortly before 5 a. m.

I have the honor to remain, your obedient servant,

GEO. BOOTH,
Second Lieutenant, Ninth Massachusetts Battery, Commanding Gun Detachments in Fort Rice.

Lieutenant GEORGE W. BOOTH,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Source:

  1. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLVI, Part 1 (Serial Number 95), pages 186-187

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peggy October 6, 2013 at 6:30 pm

I believe this soldier is my relative. is there any info as to who he was married to. I am looking for geo booth married to mary maynard.

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