1880 Dr Luther Lafayette Bond CDV Photo, 13th Wisconsin Co K Civil War
#702 Bond Genealogy:
On reverse: "Luther Lafayette Bond" is handwritten in old blue fountain pen. Under this "Aug. 14 1840-May 27, 1921" and "Dr. L.L. Bond" is also handwritten in later ballpoint pen. Photo type: Original Vintage Victorian CDV carte de visite Photograph. Photographer: Gehrig Gallery of Fine Arts, 337 West Madison Street, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. (known to be photographer Joseph W. Gehrig 1847-1915, Joseph Gehrig, born in Switzerland, and an apprentice with photographer Henry Rocher. He is known to have worked in Chicago from 1876-1905)
Found in Public Genealogy Records:
Dr. Luther LaFayette Bond 1841-1924, known as Dr. LL Bond
Born: August 14, 1841 In Harrison County, West Virginia, then moved to Lima, Rock County, Wisconsin.
His Father: Reverend Richard Clayton Bond 1813-1910, died age 96, born in the town of Lost Creek, Harrison County, West Virginia, died and buried in Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin, the son of Abel Bond and Sarah Powers Bond. His siblings were: Mary E Bond; William Passmore Bond; Levi Bond; Hannah Bond; Abel D Bond; Thomas P Bond; Elnathan J. Bond; Sarah P Bond; Augustine P. Bond; Samuel Bond; Lewis Bond and Mary Bond. He was a Seventh Day Baptist Minister)
His Mother: Eliza Ann Grant Bond 1819-1896, born in West Virginia
Arthur G. Bond 1839-1898
Mary M. Myers
His 1st wife: Elnora Elizabeth Hamilton Bond 1847-1892, they married 1868
His Children with Elnora:
1. Lula Elnora Bond 1869-1878, died age 9
2. Frederick Hamilton Bond 1872-1908
Lafayette Harrison Bond
Genevieve Bond, and his stepson, John Harrison
His 2nd wife: Fannie Harrison Bond, 1849-1906, she is the mother of Luther's stepson John Harrison
His 3rd wife: Florence Falkner Bond 1870-1928
He is buried at Milton Cemetery, Milton, Rock County, Wisconsin
Civil War record:
Luther L. Bond
Battle Unit Name: 13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry
Soldier's rank in: Private
Soldier's rank out: Sergeant
Sources: Census, marriage, death records. Also an extensive obituary can be found in "The Journal-Telephone" Newspaper of Milton Junction, Wisconsin, which was published on Thursday, June 5, 1924 soon after his death:
We found conflicting info on Luther's enlistment. We believe he enlisted as a Corporal on October 16, 1861 in Company K, in the 13th Infantry Regiment of Wisconsin. He was promoted to Full Sergeant and was mustered out on Nov 18, 1864. His 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland, was under General Thomas. He was at the battles of Clarkesville, Tennessee, Fort Donelson, and the battle of Chickamauga. He was a member of the G.A.R. or Grand Army of the Republic and the American Legion.
"Dr. Luther L. Bond graduated from Milton, Wisconsin schools and then Rush Medical School, Chicago, Illinois in 1870. He practiced medicine in Welton, Iowa IA from 1870-75, Westside, Iowa IA until 1899, and Denison, Iowa IA. He was a resident surgeon for the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad Company starting in 1893. He was a member of the Crawford County Medical Society, the American Medical Association, the American Association of Railroad Surgeons, and the Association of Northwestern Railroad Surgeons."
This is a beautiful old photo of Dr. L.L. Bond, a very well known and loved Iowa and Wisconsin doctor. It is somewhat light in tone, but we are still able to see his features very clearly at full size. This was most likely taken when he was in school in Chicago. It was found in Monroe, Monroe County, Michigan. A beautiful and original signed ancestor photo.
Size: 2.5 x 4 inches
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