Half-length portrait of the older African American volunteer Union soldier, attired in uniform. Biddle, a freedom seeker, sustained his wound - a gash to the head - as his troop, the Washington Artillerists, en route to defend the Capitol, was violently harassed by secessionists., Title from item., Forms part of: McAllister scrapbook of Civil War Portraits. [(1)5775.F]. McAllister Collection, gift, 1886., Description revised 2021., Access points revised 2021.
Library Company of Philadelphia | Print Department portrait prints - McAllister Civil War scrapbook of portraits [(1)5775.F.8]