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Georgia

Illinois

Kentucky

Maryland

Massachusetts

Mississippi

North Carolina

South Carolina

Tennessee

Texas

Virginia

 

 

Lee & Ben Langford

Two Langford brothers serving different wars. Left:  Lee Langford WW-2 Right:  Ben Langford WW-1

Photo courtesy of Ann Langford

 

 

Georgia

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Langford, Benjamin

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton.

Civil War

 

Cicero Johnson Guards

 

Clarke County

Langford, G.M.

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton.

Civil War

 

Troup Artillery

 

Clarke County

Langford, Joe

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton.

Civil War

 

Mell Rifles

 

Clarke County

Langford, Joseph B.

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton.

Civil War

 

Cicero Johnson Guards

 

Clarke County

 

 

Illinois

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Langford, Asa

Blackhawk War

2nd Lieutenant

5th Regiment

D. Barnes

Whiteside Brigade - Place of Enrollment:  Fulton County.

Source:  Illinois State Archives, Black Hawk War Veterans Database.

Langford, Asa

Blackhawk War

2nd Lieutenant

 

A. Ball

Bogart Brigade - Place of Enrollment:  Fulton County.

Source:  Illinois State Archives, Black Hawk War Veterans Database.

Langford, Thomas

Blackhawk War

Private

5th Regiment

A. Ball

Whiteside Brigade - Place of Enrollment:  Fulton County.

Source:  Illinois State Archives, Black Hawk War Veterans Database.

Langford, Thomas

Blackhawk War

Private

 

J. Sain

Bogart Brigade - Place of Enrollment:  Fulton County.

Source:  Illinois State Archives, Black Hawk War Veterans Database.

Langford, William

Blackhawk War

Private

 

J. Craig

Strode Brigade - Place of Enrollment:  Jo Daviess County.

Source:  Illinois State Archives, Black Hawk War Veterans Database.

 

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Kentucky

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

 

 

 

 

 

 

Langford, Everett Bef. WWI Private United States Army  

U.S. Army Honorable Discharge Page 1

Courtesy of Peggy Wade

U.S. Army Honorable Discharge Page 2

Courtesy of Peggy Wade

World War I Draft Registration Card

 

Compiled Military Service Record (CMSR) - NARA  

(.pdf document. 9 Pages, 1MB)

Langford, Everett Ranney WWII Signalman Second Class (SM2) United States Navy    

Langford, John B. Jr.

Korean War

Vietnam War

Sergeant First Class (Retired)

United States Army

   

Lankford, Stephen

(a.k.a. Salt Lick Stephen)

War of 1812

Private

Kentucky

 

War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Complete File - NARA

(.pdf document, 52 Pages, 2.31MB)

Submitted by Jeff Davis

 

Photo Courtesy of John Robert "Whetsone Bob" Langford

 

A picture of Gen. William Smith's monument.  He was Stephen's commander in the War of 1812. Gen William Smith, then Capt. Smith, also commanded Stephen's grandfather, also Stephen Langford (Mt. Vernon Stephen), in the Revolutionary War.

Langford, William Irvin

WWI Draft Registration

N/A

Kentucky

N/A

World War I Draft Registration Card (Front side)

World War I Draft Registration Card (Back side)

Submitted by Jeff Davis

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Maryland

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Lankford, Elisha Revolutionary War      

Service Record 

(.pdf document, 6 Pages, 550KB)

Courtesy of Sandy Bolick

           
           
           
           

 

 

Massachusetts

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Langsford, William

Courtesy of Sandy Bolick

Revolutionary War        
           
           
           

 

 

Mississippi

 

Sons of Peter Lankford and Jinsa Washburn in the Civil War

 

Generously contributed by:Karmen Earnheart

 

Giles Lankford - He was in Civil War in 1861 with the 26th Mississippi Infantry, Company B.  They were called the Boone Avengers.  He was a desserter.  He went home to his wife where she called the authorities on him and he fled, never hearing from him agan.

 

George S. Lankford - Was in 26th Mississippi Infantry, Company B (died in the Civil War)

 

Organization:
In the summer of 1861, A.E. Reynolds, a lawyer from Jacinto, Mississippi met with President Jefferson Davis requesting authority to raise a regiment of soldiers from Tishomingo County (which included present Alcorn, Tishomingo and Prentiss counties). Reynolds was given permission with the understanding that he would find suitable means to equip the regiment himself. Without delay, Reynolds returned home and received assistance from Francis Marion Boone, a prominent planter, and other able citizens. Organization was begun.

Mustering took place at Iuka, Miss. Most of the volunteers came straight from the farm and had no military training. Companies were enrolled and several adopted nicknames (e.g. Co. B: Boone Avengers; Co. C: Bob Davenport Grays; Co. E: Wince Price Guards; Co. F: Anna Terry Guards; Co. G: Marietta Rifles). The 26th Miss was organized on Sept. 10, 1861 as the regiment was enlisted into the service of the CSA and officers were elected.

 

Byrum Lankford - He was in 17th Mississippi Infantry, Company E  (died in the Civil War)

Peter B. Lankford - Was in 17th Mississippi Infantry, Company E (died in the Civil War)

CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS

17th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

17th Infantry Regiment was organized at Corinth, Mississippi, in June, 1861 and soon movd to Virginia. The men were drawn from the counties of Pike, Chickasaw, Marshall, Quitman, Alcorn, Tishomingo, Panola, Grenada, and Benton. It fought under D.R. Jones at First Manassas and in April, 1862 contained 692 effectives. During the remainder of the war it served under Generals H. Cobb, Griffith, Barksdale, and Humphreys. After fighting at Leesburg, the 17th was active in the difficult campaigns of the Army of Northern Virginia from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor, except when detached to Chickamauga and Knoxville. It was involved in Early's Shenandoah Valley operations and later the Appomattox Campaign. This regiment took 600 men to Leesburg and lost 2 killed and 9 wounded. It reported 15 killed and 92 wounded during the Seven Days' Battles, 9 killed and 77 wounded of the 270 at Sharpsburg, 13 wounded at Fredericksburg, and 10 killed and 70 wounded at Chancellorsville. Of the 469 engaged at Gettysburg, forty-three percent were disabled. Many were lost at Sayler's Creek , and only 3 officers and 62 men surrendered. The field officers were Colonels Winfield S. Featherston, John C. Fixer, and William D. Holder; Lieutenant Colonel John McGuirk; and Majors William L. Duff, John M. Lyles, and Edward W. Upshaw.

 

James Collins Lankford - Confederate service, becoming a member of Company D, Twenty-sixth Mississippi Regiment of Infantry, under A. Reynolds

 

Jasper N. Lankford - Company D, Twenty-Sixth Mississippi Regiment of Infantry

CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS


26th Regiment, Mississippi Infantry

26th Infantry Regiment was organized during the summer of 1861 at Iuka, Mississippi. Many of the men were from Prentiss, Itawamba, Tishomingo, Perry, and De Soto counties. The regiment moved to Tennessee and was one of the units captured at Fort Donelson. In this fight it lost 12 killed and 69 wounded of the 39 officers and 404 men engaged. After being exchanged, it was assigned to General Tilghman's and J. Adams' Brigade, Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. The unit reported 7 casualties at Coffeeville, totalled 420 effectives in April, 1863, and lost 2 killed, 5 wounded, and 10 missing at Champion's Hill. In February, 1864, it was ordered to Virginia and placed in J.R. Davis' Brigade. It fought at Cold Harbor, endured the battles and hardships of the Petersburg trenches, and ended the war at Appomattox. Only 4 officers and 8 men surrendered with the Army of Northern Virginia. The field officers were Colonel Arthur E. Reynolds, Lieutenant Colonel F.M. Boone, and Major Tully F. Parker.

 

 

Sons of Peter Lankford and Nancy Borough in the Civil War

 

Robert E. Lankford - Sergeant, Co. C, 11th MS Cavalry, C.S.A.

 

CONFEDERATE MISSISSIPPI TROOPS


Davenport's Battalion, Mississippi Cavalry (State Troops)

"Units of the Confederate States Army" by Joseph H. Crute, Jr. contains no history for this unit.

 

 

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North Carolina

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Lankford, Benjamin D.

Submitted by Jeff Davis

War of 1812

Private

North Carolina Militia, 1st Regiment

Col. Duncan McDonald

War of 1812 Pension & Bounty Land Warrant Complete File

(.pdf document, 16 Pages, 1.2MB. )

Submitted by Jeff Davis

Langford, Elisha

War of 1812

Private

North Carolina Militia, 1st Regiment

Col. Duncan McDonald

There is no pension on file on record.  CMSF needs to be ordered.

Langford, John

Submitted by Jeff Davis

War of 1812

Private

North Carolina Militia, 1st Regiment

Col. Duncan McDonald

War of 1812 Compiled Military Service File (CMSF)

(.pdf document, 6 Pages, 500KB)

Lankford, Robert Sr.

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton.

Revolutionary War       of Rutherford County, North Carolina

Laughter, John Langford

Submitted by Jeff Davis

War of 1812

Captain

North Carolina Militia, 1st Regiment

Col. Duncan McDonald

War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Complete File

(.pdf document, 49 Pages, 2.8MB)

Submitted by Jeff Davis

Rose, John Parham

(Husband of Mary Langford and brother in law of Benjamin D. Lankford).

Submitted by Jeff Davis

War of 1812

Private

North Carolina Militia, 1st Regiment

Col. Duncan McDonald

 

War of 1812 Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Complete File  

(.pdf document, 26 Pages, 1.45MB).

Submitted by Jeff Davis

 

 

South Carolina

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

           
           
           
           
           

 

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Tennessee

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

           
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

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Texas

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Lankford, Elisha

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

15th Texas Infantry

Speights Regiment

2, McClennan County, 299, 302

Lankford, J.L.

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

6, Houston County, 215

Lankford, James

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

Wood County, 418

Lankford, John

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

4, Lamar County, 247

Lankford, Thomas

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

2, Dallas County, 103 (Dead)

Lankford, William

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

6, Fannin County, 138

Lankford, William

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

      4, Fannin County, 133

Lankford, William

Research compiled by the late Carol Middleton and originally submitted by Barbara Johnson as Confederate Indigents in Texas.

Civil War

 

 

 

6, Fannin County, ??

 

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Virginia

 

Name

Period

Rank

Unit

Commanded  by:

Notes and/or Documentation

Langford, Euclid

Courtesy of Karen Hill

Revolutionary War

 

 

 

Military Land Warrant

 

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

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This area contains the research done and/or collected by the late Carol Middleton, an incredibly helpful Langford/Lankford researcher.  I have noticed that some of her data is beginning to disappear from a few of her websites.  This is a temporary holding place for her collected data until I can assimilate it into our own data.  Her years of recorded research should and need to be preserved.

LANGFORDS & LANKFORDS in the War of 1812



Arthur Langford, 2 Regiment Mounted Gunmen (Williamson's), Tennessee Volunteers.
Benjamin Langford, 74 Regiment (Trueheart's) Virginia Militia.
Benjamin D. Langford, 1 Regiment (McDonald's) North Carolina Militia.
Champ Langford, Capt. McClure's Co., North Carolina Militia.
Charles Langford, Alexander's Battailon Riflemen, Georgia Militia.
Charles Langford, 7 Regiment (Gray's) Virginia Militia.
David Langford, Col. Claiborne's Regiment Mississippi Militia.
David Langford, 1 Regiment U.S. Volunteers. (1 Regiment Mississippi Territorial Volunteers)
David Langford, Battailon 7 Regiment (Perkins') Mississippi Militia.
Edward Langford, Sale's Battalion Cavalry, Virginia Militia.
Edward Langford, 3 Regiment (Wimberly's), Georgia Militia.
Eli Langford, Rangers United States Volunteers.
Elisha Langford, 1 Regiment (McDonald's) North Carolina Militia.
Garret Langford, 7 Regiment (Taul's), Mounted, Kentucky Volunteers
George Langford, Freeman's Squadron Cavalry, Georgia Militia.
George Langford, 1 Regiment (Hall's) Tennessee Volunteers.
Henry Langford, Austin's Regiment, South Carolina Militia.
Henry Langford, Freeman's Squadron Cavalry, Georgia Militia.
Henry Langford, 1 Regiment (Metcalfe's) W. Tennessee Militia.
Henry Langford, 2 Regiment (Benton's) Tennessee Volunteers.
Henry Langford, 2 Regiment (Thomas'), Georgia Militia
Henry Langford, 74 Regiment (Trueheart's) Virginia Militia.
Hyram Langford, 21 Regiment Virginia Militia.
James Langford, Captain Gordon's Co., Mounted Spies, Tennessee Militia.
James Langford, 2 Regiment West Tennessee Militia.
James Langford, 3 Regiment (Wimberly's), Georgia Militia.
James Langford,7 Regiment (Gray's) Virginia Militia.
Javis Langford, 3 Regiment (Wimberly's) Georgia Militia.
Jesse Langford, Battalion of Art'y (1813-14), Virginia Militia.
Jesse Langford,1 Regiment (Pipkin's), W. Tennessee Militia.
Jesse Langford, 2 Regiment (Cocke's) W. Tennessee Militia.
Jesse Langford, 4 Regiment Virginia Militia.
John Langford, Extra Battalion, Maryland Militia.
John Langford, Felder's Battailon, Art'y, South Carolina Militia.
John Langford, Nash's Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers
John Langford, 1 Regiment (Jameson's), Maryland Militia.
John Langford, 1 Regiment (Metcalfe's) W. Tennessee Militia.
John Langford, 1 Regiment (McDonald's) North Carolina MIL.
John Langford, 1 Regiment U.S. Volunteers. (1 Regiment Mississippi Territorial Volunteers)
John Langford, 2 Regiment (Jenkins'), Georgia Volunteers and Militia.
John Langford, 3 Regiment (Few's), Georgia Militia.
John Langford, 27 Regiment (Long's) Maryland Militia.
John Langford, 41 Regiment (Hutchins') Maryland Militia.
John Langford, 46 Regiment Maryland Militia.
John M. Langford, 1 Regiment (Napier's) W. Tennessee Militia.
Joseah Langford, Rangers, United States Volunteers.
Leander Langford, Nash's Regiment, South Carolina Volunteers
Leven Langford, 57 Regiment Virginia Militia.
Nicholas Langford, Wootton's Detachment, Georgia Militia.
Obid Langford, 2 Regiment (Schucht's), Maryland Militia.
Perry Langford, 4 Regiment Virginia Militia.
Pleasant Langford, 5 Regiment Virginia Militia.
Pleasant Langford, 6 Regiment (Coleman's, Jnuary-May, 1814,) Virginia Militia.
Richard Langford, Extra Battalion, Maryland Militia.
Robert Langford, Freeman's Squadron Cavalry, Georgia MIL.
Robert Langford, Renick's Mounted Battailon, Kentucky Volunteers
Robert Langford, 3 Regiment (Few's), Georgia Militia.
Stephen Langford, Renick's Mounted Battailon, Kentucky Volunteers
Stephen Langford, 5 Regiment (McDowell's) Virginia Militia.
Sterling Langford, 74 Regiment (Trueheart's) Virginia Militia.
Thomas Langford, 2 Regiment (Jennings') Kentucky Volunteers
Thomas Langford, 2 Regiment (Dillard's) East Tennessee Volunteers
Thomas Langford, 6 Regiment (Davenport), Mounted, Kentucky Volunteers.
Thomas Langford, 38 Regiment Tennessee Militia.
Tully Langford, Watkins' Command, Maryland Militia.
West Langford, 4 Regiment Virginia Militia.
William Langford, Felder's Battailon, Art'y, South Carolina Militia.
William Langford, 1 Regiment (Bradleys) Tennessee Volunteers
William Langford, 1 Regiment (Hall's) Tennessee Volunteers.
William Langford, 1 Regiment (Yancey's) Virginia Militia.

 

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