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The medal's obverse design depicts Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant seated at a table. Lee is featured on the left side of the design, while Grant sits at the right with his hat on his lap. 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)
Materials and Techniques Display
obverse: APRIL 9, 1865 / LEE SURRENDERS AT APPOMATTOX reverse: THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR / At Appomattox Court House, / in an atmosphere of mutual / respect, the war's two / greatest generals settle / terms of surrender.
Appomattox Campaign, 1865; Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885; Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870; 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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