George B. McClellan Presidential Campaign Medal

Object Number: 
Z.3339
Date: 
1864
Medium: 
White metal
Dimensions: 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.1 cm )
Description: 
White metal die-struck medal with obverse depicting uniformed bust of George B. McClellan facing right; surrounding legend: "MAJOR GENERAL G. B. MCCLELLAN/1864"; reverse contains inscription "THE/PEOPLES/CHOICE/FOR/PRESIDENT" within shield flanked by American flags and surmounted by the cap of Liberty. Hole punched at center top.
Gallery Label: 
George McClellan ran for president in 1864 against Abraham Lincoln.
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Creative: Tronvig Group