Cdv of wounded in action 1st Ohio Infantry Colonel & Brevet General Elisha B. Langdon.
Hoag & Quick's Art Palace Cincinnati b/m. In fine condition with wear as shown in photograph.
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Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. As an attorney, he became interested in politics was elected to the Ohio House of Representatives as a Democrat and later was elected to the Ohio Senate. At the outbreak of the Civil War he supported the Union and became a Major in the Ohio Volunteers, the first Ohio regiment to be mustered into the volunteer army in 1861. By July 1862, he was Lieutenant Colonel in command of the 1st Ohio Regiment and served as inspector-general, Army of the Cumberland at the Stones River campaign, December 1862 to January 1863. He saw action in the West at, Shiloh, Perryville, Chickamauga and was wounded at Missionary Ridge. For his war service he was brevetted Brigadier General of U.S. Volunteers on March 13, 1865. At the end of the war he was given the federal position of assessor of internal revenue for the first district of Ohio. In 1867, he was elected as the Republican candidate for the governor of Ohio elections but died suddenly at age 40 from complications of the wounds he suffered during the war.