Major General Winfield Scott Military Medal
diameter: 2 9/16 in. ( 6.5 cm )
Inscription: obverse, below bust truncation, at right: "FURST. F." Inscription: reverse, at lower right of field: "FURST. F."
Copper-plated lead electrotype of Winfield Scott military medal with obverse showing uniformed bust of Scott facing right with legend: "MAJOR GENERAL WINFIELD SCOTT." Reverse bears inscription: "RESOLUTION/OF/CONGRESS/NOVEMBER 3. 1814./BATTLES OF CHIPPEWA/JULY 5. 1814./NIAGARA/JULY 25. 1814." enclosed within wreath of laurel and palm branches intertwined with serpent biting its own tail.
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
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