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General Horatio Gates Military Medal

General Horatio Gates Military Medal
General Horatio Gates Military Medal
Title
General Horatio Gates Military Medal
Date 
1801-1879
Medium 
Bronze
Dimensions 
diameter: 2 3/16 in. ( 5.6 cm )
Description 
Bronze struck medal, with obverse showing clothed bust of Horatio Gates facing left, with legend: "HORATIO GATES DUCI STRENUO" and inscription below exergual line: "COMITIA AMERICANA." Reverse shows General Burgoyne surrrendering to General Gates with military troops in the background with legend: "SALUSREGIONUM SEPTENTRIONAL."; inscription below exergual line: "HOSTE AD SARATOGAM/IN DEDITION.ACCEPTO/DIE XVII.OCT.MDCCLXXVII."
Object Number 
1170
Marks 
inscription: obverse, on exergual line, at right: "N.GATTEAUX." inscription: reverse, on exergual line, at left: "GATTEAUX F."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group