Morgan Raids Kentucky (from the History of the Civil War Medal Collection)
The medal's obverse design depicts several cavalrymen on horseback during Morgan's Kentucky Raid. 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: MORGAN RAIDS KENTUCKY / JULY, 1862 reverse: THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR / Morgan's crack cavalry unit / slipped behind Northern lines / in a series of bold raids on / Kentucky railroads, bridges / and villages.
Morgan, John Hunt, 1825-1864; 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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