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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of Ulysses S. Grant, the commanding general of the United States Army during the American Civil War and eighteenth president of the United States. On the reverse, Grant stands in his military uniform with a sword drawn at his proper right side. His proper left hand sits at his hip. A line of soldiers stand behind him in the image's background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1963

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / T. JONES / ULYSSES S. GRANT / 1822-1885 / 1965© 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

3154.64

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.

Ulysses S. Grant Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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