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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 Antietam

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 & notes

The photograph above is from a standing pose CDV for sale by auction in December 2009 from Heritage Auction Galleries.


9/22/1846 in GERMANY


1/28/1910; burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, the Bronx, NY