Lot 339    

Stonewall Jackson Medallion,
2003 Americana and Decorative Arts. Nov. 12 - 13.
a scarce, solid coin silver medal minted in 1864. Artist-signed Massonnet on reverse, 2" diameter with verso bust Roman profile portrait of Jackson with surrounding inscription Lieut General T.J. Jackson. Stonewall Born 1821, Died 1863" and below his neck "Caque' F."; reverse with inscription listing the battles in which Jackson was a participant,with ribbon wrapped wreath of cornstalks. Includes a clipped advertisement from the Oct. & Nov. 1894 issue of Confederate Veteran illustrating the medal and describing how they were slipped through the Union Blockade, and lay in a Savannah, Georgia warehouse for 30 years until they were presented to the Ladies Auxillary of the Confederate Veterans. The proceeds of their sale ($1.00 in 1894) to benefit disabled soldiers. This was the ONLY war date medal minted to honor Jackson.

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Minor wear, else VG.
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