Adapted from The North American Indian Portfolios, 1993 ~ Library of Congress
for Seminole Outfits
by Michael R. Brown (revised Jan. 1991)
in 19th Century Seminole Men`s Clothing
|These medals were given out as tokens of friendship and symbols of allegiance to the U.S. They were given out for many reasons; not just for treaties, but for 'services' to the U.S. |
|Choose your Time Period and Choose your Medal:
1823 (Tr. Of Moultre Creek) James Madison James Monroe
"Indian Peace Medals in American History", Francis Paul Prucha, State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1971
Sell Reproductions in Bronze of Large (3 in.) and a modern small size (1 5/16 in) [not shown].
As the originals were silver, these reproductions should be plated to look authentic. One person coated one with silver solder. Looked good.
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