An image depicting the city of ancient Corinth.

Ancient Corinth

An image depicting the city of ancient Corinth.

"General Granger, born in New York, in 1821, died in Santa Fe, N. M., January 10th, 1876, was graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1845; took part in the principal battles of the Mexican War. When the Civil War began he served on the staff of General McClellan in Ohio; then in Missouri; was brevetted major for gallant services at Wilson's Creek; and on September 2nd, 1861, became colonel of the Second Michigan Cavalry; on March 26th, 1862 he was made a brigadier general, and commanded the cavalry in the operations that led to the fall of Corinth. He became a major general of volunteers on September 17th, 1862. He distinguished himself in the battles of Chickamauga and Missionary Ridge. On January 15th, 1866, he was mustered out of the volunteer service." — Frank Leslie, 1896

General Gordon Granger

"General Granger, born in New York, in 1821, died in Santa Fe, N. M., January 10th, 1876, was graduated…

This medal commemorates the Isthmian Games, celebrated on the Isthmus of Corinth in honor of Neptune.  They were celebrated every five years and the reward for the victor was a garland of parsley; originally a branch of pine.

Isthmian Games

This medal commemorates the Isthmian Games, celebrated on the Isthmus of Corinth in honor of Neptune.…

"When grown up, Oedipus is told by the oracle that he would slay his father and marry his mother. On his return to Corinth he met Laius in a narrow pass and, in a dispute about the road, slew him." — The Delphian Society, 1913

Death of Laius

"When grown up, Oedipus is told by the oracle that he would slay his father and marry his mother. On…