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Capt. Henry J. Biddle

2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle

 
 
Capt. Henry J. Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
1. Capt. Henry J. Biddle Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Henry J. Biddle
Assistant Adjutant General
Pennsylvania Reserves

Born May 16, 1817
Mortally wounded in the
Battle of New Market Cross Roads
June 30,
Died in Richmond, Va.
July 20, 1862

[ Lt. Jonathan Biddle Marker ]
In memory of 2nd Lieut. Jonathan
Williams Biddle, U.S.A. 7th Regt. of
Cavalry. Eldest son of
Henry J. & Mary D. Biddle.
Born August 1st, 1855

Killed in action
near Bear Paw Mountain,
Montana.
in the engagement with the
Nez Perces Indians, Sept. 30, 1877

 
Location. 40° 0.024′ N, 75° 11.423′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker can be reached from Ridge Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in Laurel Hill Cemetery in section K. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19132, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rear Admiral John Adolphus Bernard Dahlgren (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benj. H. Hodgson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Commercial Digital Computer Birthplace (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Thomson (approx. mile away); General Hugh Mercer
Capt. Henry J. Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
2. Capt. Henry J. Biddle Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Laurel Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lieutenant Joseph Bonnell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas McKean (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Marker in Laurel Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
3. Marker in Laurel Hill Cemetery
The Capt. Henry J. Biddle Marker is located in Laurel Hill Cemetery, overlooking the Schuylkill River seen the background.
Back of Capt. Henry J. Biddle Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
4. Back of Capt. Henry J. Biddle Monument
They shall hunger no more,
neither thirst any more,
neither shall the sun light
on them, nor any heat.

For the lamb which is in the
midst of the throne shall flee
them, and shall lead them unto
living fountains of waters and
God shall wipe away all tears
from their eyes.
Rev VII:16, 17
Detail of Capt. Henry J. Biddle Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
5. Detail of Capt. Henry J. Biddle Monument
Crossed flags appear on the back of the Capt. Biddle Monument.
2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
6. 2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker
2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
7. 2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker
2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
8. 2nd Lieut. Jonathan Williams Biddle Marker
The Lt. Jonathan Biddle Marker is located in front of the Capt. Henry J. Biddle Monument.
Lieut. Jonathan Biddle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
9. Lieut. Jonathan Biddle Marker
A Cavalry sword and helmet appear on the Lt. Jonathan Biddle marker.
Biddle Family Plot image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 14, 2011
10. Biddle Family Plot
The graves of Capt. Henry J. Biddle (center) and his son Jonathan Williams Biddle (right) can be seen in this photo.
 
 
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