Private William Langston was born ca. 1835 in South Carolina.
In 1860, he was living near Blue Creek, Liberty County, Florida with his wife Rachall. William was farmer, owning real estate valued at $1,000 and a personal worth of $245.
He enlisted in Captain Davidson’s Company on April 18th, 1862 at Rico’s Bluff, Liberty County, Florida. He was absent sick at Liberty County, and was unable to rejoin the company before November 12th, 1862. He was present with the company from that date until April 7th, 1863 when he was left sick at Strawberry Plains, Tennessee.
He was reported with the company from April 30th until July 10th, when he was sent to the hospital at Knoxville, Tennessee. He was furloughed from there on September 23rd for a period of 40 days. He returned to the company about November 1st and was present with it through the end of the year; he was sent back to a hospital under Surgeon’s orders on January 3rd, 1864.
There is no further record of his service; the date and place of his death, and place of interment are unknown.