The W. C. White Medal, 1912

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Title

The W. C. White Medal, 1912

Description

The W. C. White Medal was awarded annually to the Captain of the best drilled company in the battalion. It was named after W. C. White, Class of 1902.

Gold medal is suspended from a brooch of crossed rifles and a laurel wreath with "The Citadel" engraved in the center. The medal is engraved with a cadet aiming a rifle with a palm tree and sun in the background. "Competitive Company Drill" and "1912" are also engraved on the front. The reverse of the medal is engraved with the following "Cadet Captain Company D, S. S. Pitcher, Citadel, Charleston, S. C., 1911-1912." S. S. Pitcher was a member of the Class of 1912.

Source

1961.330

Publisher

The Citadel Archives and Museum

Date

Rights

Materials in The Citadel Archives & Museum Digital Collections are intended for educational and research use. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. For more information contact The Citadel Archives & Museum, The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, 29409.

Format

image/jpeg

Language

English

Type

Physical Object

Identifier

https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1551

Coverage

Charleston (S. C.)

Original Format

Metal

Physical Dimensions

3.5 x 4.8 cm

Citation

“The W. C. White Medal, 1912,” The Citadel Archives Digital Collections, accessed July 13, 2024, https://citadeldigitalarchives.omeka.net/items/show/1551.