Private Lathrop W Ladd was a farmer from Cedar Falls, Iowa who enlisted in B Company, 31st Iowa Volunteers- On enlisting he was so large a custom made uniform was required. Private Ladd served 6 months before dying of disease at Memphis, Tennessee in 1863. A full standing view of Private Ladd still wearing his civilian suit- he appears to stand near 7 ft tall. Both the front and reverse mat bear the photo imprint of DC Williams, Cedar Falls, Iowa. Comes w service info- Pvt Ladd is buried in the Mississippi River National Cemetery at Memphis.The image was idd from the Cedar Falls Historical Society Archives. Edge wear, bottom corner tear, Overall VG. General Orders and other imprints. All items are unconditionally guaranteed to be authentic and in the condition as described. PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY. The item "IOWA CIVIL WAR GIANT SOLDIER DIED IN THE WAR CDV PHOTO" is in sale since Sunday, February 11, 2018.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Mexico.