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Creator Role

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Description

The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of Thomas Jonathan ""Stonewall"" Jackson, a Confederate general in the American Civil War. The reverse design features Jackson on horseback in his military uniform. He holds a flag in his proper left hand and a sword in his proper right.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1972

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: STONEWALL JACKSON / 1824 / 1863 / G.W. CARTER reverse: RALLY MEN / THE HALL OF FAME / FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK / UNIVERSITY / ©1972 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y BRONZE

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

Article

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3154.44

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Stonewall Jackson Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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