Luther C. Ladd [graphic]

A1985_012_0814DS.jpg

Title

Luther C. Ladd [graphic]

Description

Luther C. Ladd. Dated between 1861 and 1865. A portrait of Civil War soldier Luther C. Ladd of the Sixth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Militia. The envelope bears the inscription: “Luther C. Ladd, of Alexandria, N.H., was shot in the Baltimore riot, April 19th, 1861, and bled to death on the same day. He was only 17 years of age. -- Just before he expired, he exclaimed -- "ALL HAIL TO THE STARS AND STRIPES."

Note: Title from item.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts. USM 017

Date

between 1861 and 1865

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1985/012/0814

Coverage

Is Part Of

William Caleb Loring Illustrated Envelope Collection. See the Museum Archives for more information regarding this collection.

Illustrated Patriotic Envelopes of the American Civil War exhibition

Extent

1 item ; 9 x 14 cm.

Provenance

Gift of William Caleb Loring.

Citation

“Luther C. Ladd [graphic],” digitalVGW, accessed May 28, 2024, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/865.