File:Colonel Loomis L. Langdon, 1st Artillery (6092255201).jpg

From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Original file(600 × 736 pixels, file size: 40 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)


English: Local call number: Rc16708

Title: Colonel Loomis L. Langdon, 1st Artillery
Date: 1890
Physical descrip: 1 photoprint; b&w; 5 x 4 in.
Series Title: Reference collection
General note: Born in Buffalo, New York on October 25, 1830 as the son of George and Sarah Russell Langdon. He entered the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on July 1, 1850 and graduated July 1, 1854. Upon graduation Cadet Langdon was assigned as a second lieutenant to the First Regiment of Artillery and in a few months was ordered to Florida to suppress hostilities by the Seminole Indians. In February 1861, as an officer of Company A first Regiment of Artillery, Langdon was sent to Fort Pickens, Florida from Fort Monroe, Virginia by way of the U.S. Frigate Brooklyn. On October 9, 1861, Lieutenant Langdon participated in the repulse of the attack on Santa Rosa Island by the Confederates. He also participated in the bombardments of the Navy Yard and Fort Barrancas, both of which were held by the Confederates until May 1862. Receiving his captaincy in August 1861, Captain Langdon took command of Company M of the First Regiment of Artillery in February 1862. In June 1862, Company M moved to South Carolina. Captain Langdon participated in the operations against Charleston, South Carolina until February 1864. In command of a battalion of field batteries in the expedition back to Florida he participated in the Battle of Olustee February 20, 1864. In January 1874, Company M with Captain Langdon was transferred to Fort Barrancas, Florida, and in March 1879 Captain Langdon was promoted to Major Second Regiment of Artillery. He was later promoted to Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment of Artillery in December 1883 and was moved from Fort McHenry, Maryland to Fort Barrancas, Florida, in July 1885. Upon his promotion to the colonelcy of the First Regiment of Artillery in January 1889, Colonel Langdon's station was changed to the Presidio of San Francisco, California and in May 1890 transferred to the posts in New York Harbor. On April 25, 1904, Colonel Langdon was promoted to the grade of Brigadier General and on February 7, 1910, General Langdon died. During the war he made sketches and subsequently studied painting at the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Repository:, 500 S. Bronough St., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0250 USA. Contact: 850.245.6700.

Persistent URL:
Author State Library and Archives of Florida
(Reusing this file)

At the time of upload, the image license was automatically confirmed using the Flickr API. For more information see Flickr API detail.

Flickr sets
  • Floridians and the Civil War
Flickr tags
  • Florida
  • State Library and Archives of Florida
  • Loomis L. Langdon
  • 1st Artillery
  • West Point Graduate
  • Civil War veteran
  • Third Seminole War
  • Santa Rosa Island
  • Olustee
Camera location27° 58′ 32.88″ N, 81° 32′ 27.82″ W Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View this and other nearby images on: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo


This image was taken from Flickr's The Commons. The uploading organization may have various reasons for determining that no known copyright restrictions exist, such as:
  1. The copyright is in the public domain because it has expired;
  2. The copyright was injected into the public domain for other reasons, such as failure to adhere to required formalities or conditions;
  3. The institution owns the copyright but is not interested in exercising control; or
  4. The institution has legal rights sufficient to authorize others to use the work without restrictions.

More information can be found at

Please add additional copyright tags to this image if more specific information about copyright status can be determined. See Commons:Licensing for more information.
Checked copyright icon.svg This image was originally posted to Flickr by State Library and Archives of Florida at It was reviewed on by FlickreviewR and was confirmed to be licensed under the terms of the No known copyright restrictions.

Public domain

This work is from the Florida Memory Project hosted at the State Archive of Florida, and is released to the public domain in the United States under the terms of Section 257.35(6), Florida Statutes.

Note: In accordance with the provisions of Section 257.35(6), Florida Statutes, "Any use or reproduction of material deposited with the Florida Photographic Collection shall be allowed pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (1)(b) and subsection (4), provided that appropriate credit for its use is given."

Florida seal

File history

Click on a date/time to view the file as it appeared at that time.

current04:59, 26 November 2016Thumbnail for version as of 04:59, 26 November 2016600 × 736 (40 KB) (talk | contribs)Florida Memory, Set 72157626862808698, ID 6092255201, Original title Colonel Loomis L. Langdon, 1st Artillery
  • You cannot overwrite this file.

There are no pages that use this file.