David Bell Birney (1825-1864)

David Bell Birney was famous as one of the most ardent enemies of slavery among Union army generals. At the outbreak of the Civil War he organized the 23rd Pennsylvania Volunteers. He became ill in 1864 and went home to Philadelphia where he died.

Date:
1863 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES02703
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
1080px
Width:
766px
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