Howard Medal Back

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“Silver medal awarded to Colonel Howard. The following are the device and inscriptions upon the back: A laurel wreath inclosing the inscription, Quod In Nutantem Hostium Aciem Subito Irruens, Præclarum Bellicæ Virtutis Speciment Dedit In Pugna, Ad Cowpens, 17 January, 1781- ‘Because, rushing suddenly on the wavering line of the foe, he gave a brilliant specimen of martial courage at the battle of the Cowpens, January 17, 1781.’"—Lossing, 1851


Benson J. Lossing, The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1851)II:639


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