diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing the uniformed bust of Zachary Taylor facing right, with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL ZACHARY TAYLOR." Reverse with wreath of oak surrounding inscription: "RESOLUTION/OF/CONGRESS/MARCH 2ND 1847/MONTERREY/SEPTEMBER 1846."
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