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Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc.

United States. Congress. House

Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc.

by United States. Congress. House

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historic sites,
  • Military decorations,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesPresentation of medals to troops who volunteered in 1863 before battle of Gettysburg
    SeriesH.rp.1742
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Military Affairs
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination4 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16038012M

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Medals, etc., to troops, etc., who volunteered their services in the year 1863, etc by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military service members who have distinguished themselves by acts of valor.

The medal is normally awarded by the President of the United States in the name of the U.S. e the medal is presented "in the name of Congress", it is often Awarded for: Conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty.

Their discussions during the war and their correspondence following it resulted in the formation of the Grand Army of the Republic in Decatur, Illinois on April 6, This information and subsequent details are found in the History of the Grand Army of the Republic (New York: Bryan, Taylor, ) by Robert B.

Beath (). Beath, a. On one hand, these soldiers may have acted with authentic physical bravery in a fight—saving the wounded, risking their lives on behalf of others, etc. But on the other, honoring them in this fashion (especially with such an astronomically high award rate) seems to.

Vietnam Service Medal was established by Executive OrderJuly 9, Award: Awarded to all to troops members of the Armed Forces who between July 4, and Maserved in the following areas of Southeast Asia: Etc.

Vietnam and the contiguous waters and airspace; in Thailand, Laos or Cambodia or the airspace thereover or in the direct support of military operations in Vietnam.

This medal was instituted for award to personnel of all services and thus is away with the need for seperate Army and Navy general service medals. Awards vary from a mere 70 for South Vietnam to overfor service in Northern Ireland.

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Joseph DeCastro was born in Boston, Massachusetts. Upon the outbreak of the Civil War, he was among the men who joined the. On their arrival of the Allies in Paris, Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, in acknowledgment of Major Stretton’s services, appointed him commandant of the 15th arrondissement of Paris.

He was awarded the silver medal for services at Waterloo. On 21 June he obtained the brevet rank of Lieutenant-Colonel for special services. MILITARY AWARDS: EARNED OR NOT, WAS THE CRITERIA MET. By Gerald F.

Merna, 1st Lt, U. Marine Corps (Retired) as I am in the process of writing a book in which two SEAL "heroes" will be shown to have wrongly received their awards--one SS and one MOH.ARMED FORCES AWARDS -- FLAGS – REFERENCE BOOK,author Jane Blakeney gave.

Between 2, to 5, women volunteered as nurses during the Civil War. According to the book "Women in the Civil War," so many women eagerly volunteered. The NATO medals with Former Yugoslavia clasp and Kosovo clasp are from tours around the early 's (both pre). The NATO medal Non Article 5 is from a Kosovo and Macedonia tour a few years later (post) and was issued with the Non Article 5 clasp as opposed to a Balkans clasp.

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Union soldiers continued to be detailed from the ranks as pioneers to cut roads and bridges and in other services for the quartermaster and commissary. In the Army of the Potomac inover ten thousand white soldiers were assigned to garrison duty, ambulance corps and hospitals, and the construction of entrenchments and by: 1.

The fighting in was not over. Jacob Stauffer was captured during the Mine Run Campaign in November He died in Andersonville Prison on February 6, In Sumpter, Georgia. Their neighbors George Shriver, a sergeant in Coles Cavalry was captured and died in August And one of the Homan family died in the war.

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India played a significant part in World War One. The normal annual recruitment for the Indian army men, during the course of the war overmen volunteered for the army and more thanvolunteered for non-combatant roles.

In total almost million men had volunteered for. I also proposed that the medal be awarded after ten years service rather than 15 so as not to become confused with 15 years Armed Forces Service, or Ambulance, etc.

As well this would make the National Medal slightly more important than the volunteer medal whilst still recognising those who have volunteered their services for a period of ten years. So much has been written about Gettysburg, goes the well-worn cliché, that there is nothing new left to write.

The Second Day at Gettysburg: The Attack and Defense of Cemetery Ridge, July 2,by David L. Shultz and Scott L. Mingus Sr. aptly demonstrates that there is indeed still much to learn about the war’s largest and bloodiest battle/5(42).

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