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General Daniel Morgan Military Medal

Object Number: 
INV.10764
Date: 
1839-1885
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Marks: 
Inscription: obverse, in exergue, at lower center: "dupre f." Inscription: reverse, in exergue, at lower center: "DUPRE INV ET F"
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse depicting Native American woman, symbolizing America, crowning victorious general with laurel wreath; military trophies in background; legend above: "DANIELI MORGAN DUCI EXERCITUS"; inscription in exergue: "COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows an elaborate battle scene with legend above: "VICTORIA LIBERTATIS VINDEX."; inscription in exergue: "FVGATIS CAPTIS AVT CAESIS/AD COWPENS HOSTIBVS/XVII.JAN.MDCCLXXXI."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group