diameter: 27.9mm (1 1/8 in.)
White metal struck medal with obverse showing left-facing bust-length portrait of McClellan; legend: "MAJ. GEN. GEO. B. McCLELLAN." Reverse shows ship at center over date "1862" inside laurel branches; legend above: "MONITOR."
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
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