Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia

Artifact: Painted Fire Hat

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Painting of African American soldier bayoneting a Confederate soldier.

For a banner for the U.S. Colored Troops, Bowser painted an African American in uniform bayoneting a fallen Confederate soldier. (Photograph of painting, Library of Congress)

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