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Terms of Surrender
April 9, 1865
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Bronze struck medal with obverse showing nude bust of Washington facing right surrounded by stars; legend: "THE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF OUR NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE/1876." Reverse shows star at center with date inside "1776"; legend: "BATTLE OF FORT WASHINGTON/NOVEMBER 16/7/NEW YORK."
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