George McClellan Trial Medal

George McClellan Trial Medal

Description (Brief)
This trial medal was made by the Scovill Manufacturing Company of Waterbury, Connecticut around 1862.The Scovill Company was established in 1802 as a button manufacturer and is still in business today. Scovill was an early industrial American innovator, adapting armory manufacturing processes to mass-produce a variety of consumer goods including buttons, daguerreotype mats, and campaign medals. This trial medal is made of plaster.
Obverse: Bust of George McClellan facing left. The legend reads: MAJ GEN G.B. McCLELLAN/ PENINSULAR CAMPAIGN.
Reverse: 73 is penciled on the back.
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Scovill Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 1.8 cm; 11/16 in
ID Number
1981.0296.1691
accession number
1981.0296
catalog number
1981.0296.1691
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Work and Industry: Production and Manufacturing
Scovill Manufacturing Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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