Robert E. Lee Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design depicts the left-side profile of Robert E. Lee, the commanding general of the Confederate Army during the American Civil War. Lee holds a sword raised in his proper right hand. On the reverse, two male figures fight with swords on horseback.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
Materials and Techniques Display
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1808 ROBERT E. LEE 1870 reverse: BROTHER / BROTHER / [artist stamp] edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.
Lee, Robert E. (Robert Edward), 1807-1870; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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