Object Record

Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Catalog Number 1998.052.023
Description Medal commemorating the dedication of the Chickamauga and Chattanooga military park September 19-20, 1895. Bronze colored metal in two pieces connected by red/white/blue ribbon: souvenir banner; badge shaped medallion. Medallion depicts a military charge of armed infantry led by a scabbard wielding horsed officer, there are also four horses dragging along a wheeled cannon. "360 days under" and "those who died under our flag" are written on the medallion along with statistics. Killed: 61362; Died; 34,727; Total: 368,172. Item was owned by Owned by R.E. Brannan.
Date 1895
Dimensions H-3.75 W-1.75 inches
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Accession number 1998.052