Medal: Maj. Gen. George McClellan

Object Number: 
INV.3498
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 5/16 in. ( 3.4 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, below bust truncation: "F.B. SMITH F." inscription: reverse, above exergual line: "F.B. SMITH F. N.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of George McClellan in laurel wreath facing left; legend: "MAJOR GENERAL GEORGE B. Mc CLELLAN/U.S. ARMY." Reverse shows American eagle with captured snake above a rock covered with American flag; legend: "THE UNION & CONSTITUTION/ONE AND INDIVISIBLE."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group