{⋆★⋆} BG De Langel, Julius Adolphus

Julius Adolphus De Langel


Born: July 24, 1827

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Father: Captain Julius Adolphus De Langel 1744 – 1840
(Buried: Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia)​

Mother: Harriet Sanford 1801 – 1891
(Buried: Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia)​

1st Wife: Madeline 1843 – 1900
(Buried: Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia)​

2nd Wife: Josephine Conklin Cowles 1846 – 1931
(Buried: Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia)​

Occupation before War:

1847 – 1861: Served in the United States Army rising to rank of 1st Lt.​
1861: Resigned from United States Army on May 17, 1861​

Civil War Career:

1861: Captain of Artillery in the Confederate States Regular Army​
1861: Chief of Artillery to Brig. General Robert S. Garnett​
1861: Defended Rich Mountain with a force of four companies​
1861: Wounded during the Battle of Rich Mountain​
1861: Captured by the Union Army near Laurel Hill, Virginia​
1861: Exchanged in the Prisoner of War exchange on December 18, 1861​
1862: Appointed Brigadier General on April 12, 1862​
1862: Declined Commission as Brigadier General on July 31, 1862​
1862: Major of Artillery in 20th Battalion of Virginia Artillery​
1862: Appointed Lt. Colonel of Confederate Ordnance Department
Second in Command of the Confederate Ordnance Department​
1862 – 1863: Commander of Fayetteville, North Carolina Arsenal​
Inspector of Arsenals for the Confederate States Army​
1865: Paroled at Greensboro, North Carolina on May 1, 1865​

Occupation after War:

Pacific Steamship Service Businessman​

Died: June 3, 1912

Place of Death: Washington, D.C.

Cause of Death: Heart Disease

Age at time of Death: 84 years old

Burial Place: Saint Paul's Cemetery, Alexandria, Virginia
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