FULL STANDING CDV OF SERGEANT CHARLES H. LANG OF THE 13TH & 59TH MASSACHSUETTS INFANTRY WOUNDED AT ANTIETAM

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Image shows Lang leaning against the base of a column. He wears an Army issue overcoat open to reveal a dark frock coat with light trousers and knee-high boots. In his right hand he holds his forage cap.

Image has light surface dirt and two ink tick marks at top. Contrast is good.

Reverse has back mark for R. J. CHUTE, BOSTON with collector information in pencil at bottom. Top has period pencil ID that reads “SERGT. LANG.”

Charles H. Lang was born in Stratham, New Hampshire on March 2, 1828. He was a 33 year old cabinet maker residing in Reading when he enlisted as a Private in Company G, 13th Massachusetts Infantry on July 10, 1861.

Lang was wounded at Antietam on September 17, 1862 and a little less than a year later was promoted to Corporal on September 1, 1863.

On April 25, 1864 he was discharged to accept a commission as a 2nd Lieutenant in Company A, 59th Massachusetts Infantry. He was captured in the battle of the Crater at Petersburg on July 30, 1864 and was held until exchanged on March 5, 1865. During that time he was promoted to 1st Lieutenant.

He was mustered out on May 15, 1865.

After the war Lang lived in Reading where he was a member of Veteran Post #194 of the GAR. He died on September 1, 1898 and is buried in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading, Massachusetts. [ad]

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