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The medal's obverse features a right-side profile image of Abraham Lincoln with text. At the medal's reverse, decorative text is surrounded by a circle of stars. [Ref: Sullivan AL 1864-8]. Provenance note: Sold by Chuck Hand, Paris, Illinois. Original number: Lot 1, K-180.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

ca. 1864

Measurement

1 3/16 inch (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

white metal

Inscription

obverse: ABR'M LINCOLN / A FOE TO TRAITORS reverse: NO COMPROMISE WITH ARMED REBELS / MAY THE / UNION / FLOURISH

Creation Location

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

Work Type

medallion (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

6140

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.

A Foe to Traitors 1864 Campaign Medal

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