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James Langley
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Birth: 1830
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1864
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

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.
http://www.chicagonow.com/chicago-strange-haunted-history/2013/11/camp-douglas-p-o-w-baptisms-by-chicagos-st-james-church-2/
James Y. Langley, 39 years, 56th Georgia Reg

God Bless him for all he surely went though, may he not have died in vain.

Peggy Shaw
GGG Grand Daughter
Added by AlabamaFamily on May 04, 2010 5:47 PM 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eatha Malinda Shelnut Langley (1829 - 1891)*
 
 Children:
  John J Langley (1849 - 1935)*
  Andrew J. Langley (1850 - 1921)*
  Edna Louvina Langley Skinner (1857 - 1926)*
  Pellie Mylenda Langley Gay (1857 - 1934)*
  Susan Langley Hester (1860 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
B 56 GA.
 
Note: Confederate Mound
 
Burial:
Oak Woods Cemetery
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Doug the bug
Record added: Jun 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38134514
James Langley
Added by: TeCoa
 
James Langley
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My ggg-grandfather. Thank you for your service.
- Lynda Cobb Mixon
 Added: Jun. 15, 2013
For my gggg grandfather, thank you for your service!
- dixiedarlinMS
 Added: Jul. 29, 2012

- Georgia Girl
 Added: Mar. 20, 2012
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