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Confederate (CSV)


Jacob Langston

(? - 1863)

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 22nd Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted at Camp McDonald, GA as Private, Company K, 22nd Georgia Infantry on 31 August 1861 and transferred to Company A by November 1861.

On the Campaign

He was slightly wounded in the back in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was in hospitals in Charlottesville and Lynchburg, VA in November 1862. He was killed at Gettysburg, PA on 2 July 1863.

References & notes

His service from Henderson's Roster 1 and his Compiled Service Record (CSR) at the US National Archives via fold3, which also has him as Jacob Longston and Jacob Langeston. The pointer to Langston and further details thanks to Barry Truluck, from his research in a casualty list in the Richmond Enquirer of 17 October 1862 and the CSR.


07/02/1863; Gettysburg, PA


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964  [AotW citation 26055]