Boston Corbett shot John Wilkes Booth in a burning barn in Va. He was arrested but charges were dropped. He was with the 16th Calvary Union army at the time. Corbett was a religious fanatic,wore his hair long imitating Jesus. In 1858 castrated himself with a pair of scissors. He was later declared insane.1888 escaped Topeka Asylum & briefly stayed with a man he met while in Andersonville during the Civil War. He said he was headed for Mexico but has never been heard from since.