Medallion: Joanni Stewart
diameter: 1 13/16 in. ( 4.6 cm )
Copper-plated lead electrotype of medal awarded by Congress to John Stewart in 1779; inscribed on obverse: "JOANNI STEWART COHORTIS PRAEFECTO" and "COMITIA AMERICANA" with depiction of Indian Queen presenting palm branch to Major Stewart; reverse inscribed: "STONEY-POINT OPPUGNATUM" and XV JUL. MDCCLXXIX" with image of assault at Stony Point.
Gift of Mrs. John Hill Morgan
inscribed: on obverse and reverse: "GATTEAUX"
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