Campaign medalet: W. H. Harrison, 1773

Object Number: 
INV.4402
Date: 
1840
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
overall: 1 1/8 in.
Description: 
Metal campaign medalet; depicts profile of W. H. Harrison; inscribed "MAJ. GEN. W. H. HARRISON/BORN FEB 9 1773"; reverse depicts a log cabin with American flag on the roof; inscribed "THE PEOPLES CHOICE/THE HERO/OF/TIPPECANOE"
Gallery Label: 
W. H. Harrison (1773-1841) was the ninth president of the United States. He was elected into office in 1840 and died in office in 1841.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group