|Death: ||Dec. 30, 1864|
James Wyatt Langley born abt 1830 in Campbell Co., Ga to Jacob Langley and Louvenia Gentry. James enlisted in Company B, 56th Georgia Infantry on the 5th of May 1862 at Carrollton in Carroll Co., GA.
He was captured by Maj. Gen. W.T. Sherman's forces at Chattahoochie, GA on July 5, 1864. He was then taken to Nashville and turned over to Capt. S.E. Jones taken to Louisville and arrived there on July 12, 1864.
Compiled Service Records show he was received at Camp Douglas in Chicago on July 16, 1864. He died at Camp Dougas of Pleurisy (sic) on Dec 30, 1864.
He was buried originally in Block 2 Chicago, grave 365, and moved from this location to Oak Woods Cemetery where his name is engaved on the Confederate Monument there erected in 1901.
Baptized in St James Church.
James Y. Langley, 39 years, 56th Georgia Reg
God Bless him for all he surely went though, may he not have died in vain.
GGG Grand Daughter
Added by AlabamaFamily on May 04, 2010 5:47 PM
Eatha Malinda Shelnut Langley (1829 - 1891)*
John J Langley (1849 - 1935)*
Andrew J. Langley (1850 - 1921)*
Pellie Mylenda Langley Gay (1857 - 1934)*
Edna Louvina Langley Skinner (1857 - 1926)*
Susan Langley Hester (1860 - 1900)*
B 56 GA.
Note: Confederate Mound
Oak Woods Cemetery
Created by: Doug the bug
Record added: Jun 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38134514