Medal Honoring Major General G.K. Warren

Object Number: 
1966.70
Date: 
ca. 1864
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 9/16 in. ( 3.9 cm )
Marks: 
inscription: obverse, on bust truncation: "W.H.K.Y."
Description: 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing uniformed bust of Warren facing right, with legend: "MAJ. GEN. G. K. WARREN./1864" Reverse shows military cross of honor with legend: "COMMANDER OF THE 5TH CORPS, ARMY OF THE POTOMAC."
Credit Line: 
Estate of Henry O. Havemeyer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group