General U.S. Grant Presidential Campaign Medal

General U.S. Grant Presidential Campaign Medal
General U.S. Grant Presidential Campaign Medal
Title
General U.S. Grant Presidential Campaign Medal
Date 
1868
Medium 
Gilt white metal; silk
Dimensions 
diameter: 1 1/4 in. ( 3.2 cm )
Description 
Stamped gilt white metal medal with obverse depicting uniformed bust of Ulysses S. Grant facing right; legend: "GENERAL/U.S. GRANT/1868"; Reverse:depicts laurel and oak wreath surrounding inscription at center: "THE/PEOPLES CHOICE/FOR/PRESIDENT". Blue silk ribbon attached by wire at center top.
Object Number 
Z.2598
Gallery Label 
Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) served as the twenty-first president of the United States for two terms, first in 1868, second in 1872.
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Creative: Tronvig Group