This surgical photograph was kept by the War Department under "Enlisted Men of the Union Army", with the following description:
Decker, Samuel H., Pvt. Co. I, 9th U.S. Artillery
Note: Decker is found listed in P&P's Civil War Portraits index, with a reference to this negative.
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Reproduction number: LC-B8184-10376 (copy photograph)
Digital ID: (digital file from original print) ppmsca 10105 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.10105
Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-10105 (digital file from original print) LC-B8184-10376
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA