Private Samuel Boyer served 3 years with the 13th Illinois Volunteer Infantry, which saw service in the Chickasaw Bayou Campaign near Vicksburg, Mississippi, taking heavy losses in the Assault of Dec 29, 1862. Private Boyer was a native of historic Dixon, Lee County Illinois and a member of Lee County's Company A of the 13th Illinois. An Original family photo of Private Dixon in uniform, copied circa 1880s from his wartime image. The chestview 6 x 4 cabinet photo shows a fierce looking young soldier.
The photo mat and reverse are pencil inscribed'Samuel Boyer 1860. The photo mat has an impressed photographer imprint "CJ Erickson Dixon Illinois".
Age stains, edge wear, Overall VG. General Orders and other imprints.
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PLEASE READ DETAILS OF THE ITEM DESCRIPTION. I TRY TO DESCRIBE ALL ITEMS ACCURATELY. The item "CIVIL WAR ILLINOIS SOLDIER PHOTO LEE COUNTY IDENTIFIED" is in sale since Sunday, December 6, 2020.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Civil War Veterans' Items". The seller is "99counties" and is located in Winterville, North Carolina.
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