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The medal's obverse design depicts a line of Confederate soldiers marching up to the Virginia State Capitol while bystanders cheer them on. On the reverse, Confederate and United States flags are pictured intersecting at the top of the medal. Several rifles appear behind the flags, and the image of an eagle is placed at the center of the intersection. At the medal's bottom, a decorative border lines the edge.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/8 inches (diameter)
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obverse: FIRST CONFEDERATE CONGRESS / FEB. 4, 1861 reverse: THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR / Meeting in Montgomery, Alabama, / the leaders of the South created a / nation, the Confederate States of / America, with a Constitution / of its own. / Secession Proclamation
Confederate States of America. Congress; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
coins & medals
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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