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J.C.J. Langbein
J.C.J. Langbein

Federal (USV)


Johann Christoph Julius Langbein

(1846 - 1910)
Home State: New York
Command Billet: Regimental Musician
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 9th New York Infantry


Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a thirteen-year-old drummer boy when he enlisted with the Ninth New York Infantry Volunteers, Hawkins' Zouaves, on May 4, 1861, and he left the Regiment about 2 years later, in 1863. He later received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Camden, NC, in April 1862.

After the War:
After later attending law school and opening his own practice, he served as an assemblyman in the New York State legislature and as judge of the Seventh Judicial District Court.

References, Sources, and other notes:
The photograph above is from a standing pose CDV for sale by auction in December 2009 from Heritage Auction Galleries.

Birth Date: 9/22/1846    Birth State: GERMANY    
Death Date: 1/28/1910    Burial Place: Woodlawn Cemetery, the Bronx, NY

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