Second Battle of Bull Run (from the History of the Civil War Medal Collection)
The medal's obverse design depicts a scene from the Second Battle of Bull Run. Eight soldiers are shown in the foreground waving rifles, swords, and a flag. Soldiers also fight and smoke rises in the background. 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
coins & medals
obverse: SECOND BATTLE OF BULL RUN - AUG. 29-30, 1862 reverse: THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR / Union forces are no match / for Lee's cunning strategy / as he and Jackson rout / the North in the second, / more severe battle / of Bull Run.
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862; United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
[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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