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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1814

Vol. I

(Born Va.)

William L. Booth

(Ap'd D. C.)

Military History. — Cadet of the Military Academy, June 11, 1813, to July 21, 1814, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Third Lieut., Light Artillery, July 21, 1814.

 p127  Served: in the War of 1812‑15 with Great Britain, on duty at Ft. Independence,

(Third Lieut., Corps of Artillery, on Reduction of Army, May 17, 1815)

Mas., 1814‑15; in garrison at the defenses of New Orleans,

(Second Lieut., Corps of Artillery, July 16, 1816)

La., 1815‑18, — and at Mobile, Ala., 1818; on Recruiting service,

(First Lieut., Corps of Artillery, Apr. 25, 1818)

(First Lieut., 3d Artillery,
in Re-organization of Army, June 1, 1821)

1818‑19; and on Commissary duty, 1819‑22.

Resigned, July 21, 1822.

Civil History. — Farmer, Big Bend, Meade County, Ky., 1822‑68.

Died, Oct. 20, 1868, at Big Bend, Meade Co., Ky.

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