Medal for Battle of Paysandu

URY021  Medalla de Defensa de Paysandú

  • Medal instituted in 1865.
  • Medal awarded to officers and mans taking part in the Battle of Paysandu from 3 December 1864 to 2 January 1865.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Siege of Paysandu - was fought during the Uruguayan War.