Lang, Adam

Morning Oregonian, June 8, 1935

Oregon City, June 7.
Adam Lang, one of Clackamas county’s oldest civil war veterans, died today at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Fred Wievesiek, in West Linn.

Mr. Lang was born in Germany, June 24, 1840, and came to the United States as a small boy. He enlisted as a private in company F, Wisconsin Volunteer infantry, August 18, 1862, and was married to Augusta Ladwig on September 19, 1862, at Jefferson. The night of the wedding the young bridegroom was called into active service. He served until June 22, 1865.

Mr. Lang is survived by five children – Rev. W. C. Lang of Cedar Falls, Ia.; Rev. Edward Lang of Brookline, Mass: Mrs. Fred (Alice) Wievesiek of West Linn; Mrs. G. W. (Clara) Potts of Fairfield, Ia.; and Mrs. Peter (Nettie) Rauen of Omaho, Neb. He also leaves 12 grand-children, among them Miss Clara Wievesieck, Leslie Wievesiek and Harold Wievesiek of West Linn, Mrs. Fred Hogg of Oregon City, Alvin Wievesiek of Astoria and Carl Wievesiek of Spokane.

Funeral services will be held Monday at 2 o’clock in the Holman, Pace & Hankins chapel and Rev. Rodney A. Sundberg officiating.


Name: Adam Lang
Residence: Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 12 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Wisconsin
Survived the War?: Yes
Service Record: Enlisted in Company F, Wisconsin 29th Infantry Regiment on 12 Aug 1862. Mustered out on 22 Jun 1865 at Shreveport, LA.
Sources: Roster of Wisconsin Volunteers: War of the Rebellion


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