- Born: ?
- Died: 1868
- Rank: Shinsengumi corporal (Gochô)
- Japanese: 林 信太郎 (Hayashi Shintarou)
Shintarô joined the Shinsengumi in May 1863.
He left the Shinsengumi after the Battle of Koshu-Katsunuma and joined the Seikyotai.
He was killed by Kurume han troops after the Battle of Aizu.
- Shinsengumi Zentaishi Tettei Guide (新選組全隊士徹底ガイド) Maeda Masaki