George Brinton McClellan Campaign Token

Unknown American, American

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1864

Copper

Overall: 1 1/4 in. (3.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Ralph Becker, Father of William Becker, Class of 1964

165.31.31597

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Communication Artifacts: Documentary Artifact

Classification

American History

Not on view

Inscription

obv: Inscribed, around edge: MAJ.GEN.GEO.B.McCLELLAN- U.S.A. [enclosing bust of McClellan facing left, below, a star.] rev: Inscribed, around edge: FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS SOLDIERS [star to right and left, enclosing olive and palm wreath with star above and crossed flags and trophy of arms below.

Provenance

Collected by Raph E. Becker (1907-1994), father of William W. Becker, Class of 1964; given to present collection, 1965.

Old Number

1864-12

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