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Brigadier General James Miller Military Medal

Object Number: 
After 1840
Copper-plated lead
diameter: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Inscription: obverse, at lower right of bust: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, below inscription in exergue, at center: "FURST. F."
Copper-plated lead electrotype of James Miller military medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Miller facing right with legend: "BRIGADIER GENl. JAMES MILLER./I'LL TRY." Reverse shows scene of battle of Lundy's Lane (Niagara) with legend above: "RESOLUTION OF CONGRESS NOVEMBER 3. 1814."; inscription below exergual line: "BATTLES OF CHIPPEWA/JULY 5. 1814./NIAGARA. JULY 25. 1814./ERIE SEP. 17. 1814."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group