Major Jonathan Ladd
Massachusetts troops from the 6th regiment were attacked in Baltimore on April 19, 1861. Jonathan Ladd's cousin Luther Ladd was killed there and became the first casualty of the Civil War.
Colonel Elisha Strong Kellogg
Presented Jonathan Ladd with the Gold Pocket Watch in March of 1864 from the officers of the 2nd Connecticut Volunteer Artillery. Kellogg died heroically at the Battle of Cold Harbor in June, 1864.
Judge Advocate investigating the Lincoln assassination trial. Burnett named Ladd at Lincoln's deathbed when he died at 7:22 am on April 15,1865. Did Ladd's pocket watch mark the time of death?