Civil War Conduct Medal

Object Number: 
1966.153
Date: 
1863
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 3/8 in. ( 3.5 cm )
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing small fortress amidst sea, with American flag at left surrounded by border made up of stars; legend above center: "FORT SUMTER"; inscription below exergual line, at center: "AUG.23d1863." Reverse with legend: "FOR GALLANT AND MERITORIOUS CONDUCT/PRESENTED BY/[illegible signature]."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group