George McClellan: Scarce
George McClellan: Scarce 'First in the Hearts of his Soldiers' copper medal (GMcC 1864-12)

George McClellan: Scarce "First in the Hearts of his Soldiers" copper medal (GMcC 1864-12)

Price: $250.00
Medal celebrating Gen. George B. McClellan, c. 1864.
Catalog No: 20681
Availability: In Stock.
SIZE: 32 mm
GRADE: Choice/AU
Medal celebrating Gen. George B. McClellan, c. 1864. Copper. DeWitt GMcC 1864-12. Holed for suspension. Military bust of McClellan obverse; inscription, FIRST IN THE HEARTS OF HIS SOLDIERS, enclosing olive and palm wreath, flags and trophy of arms, reverse. DeWitt notes: "Contemporary reports indicate this was a popular piece with soldiers of the Army of the Potomac who were furloughed or invalided home." Choice example with red toning.

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