LANGBEIN, J. C. JULIUS - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Musician, Company B, 9th New York Infantry. Place and date: At Camden, N.C., 19 April 1862.

Entered service at:   New York, N.Y. Born: 29 September 1846, Germany.

Date of issue:   7 January 1895.

Citation:   A drummer boy, 15 years of age, he voluntarily and under a heavy fire went to the aid of a wounded officer, procured medical ass1stance for him, and aided in carrying him to a place of safety.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)