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LANGBEIN, JOHANN

langbein johann

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

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Musician (highest rank: Drummer) Companty B, 9th New York Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Germany

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 assistance for him, and aided in carrying him to a place of safety.