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Object Name: Congressional Medal of Honor
Date: 1904
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Medium: Metal, enamel, silk
Dimensions: Overall (Medal with ribbon): 3 1/4 × 1 1/2 in. (8.3 × 3.8 cm) Container (box): 3/4 × 2 1/2 × 5 in. (1.9 × 6.4 × 12.7 cm)
Description: Congressional Medal of Honor. Metal badge suspended from a blue ribbon with stars. "Gillespie" style re-issue
Credit Line: Gift of Seth Kaller
Object Number: 2013.19
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Marks: medal: "VALOR" suspended medal: surrounding female in profile: "UNITED STATES OF AMERICA" medal: reverse: "THE CONGRESS/TO" suspended medal: reverse: "Q. M. Sergt./David H. Scofield,/5th N.Y. Cav. Vol B./Cedar Creek/Oct. 19,/1864"

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Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to David H. Scofield (1840-1905).