Medal for Matto Grosso

BRA023  Medalha de Mato Grosso

  • Medal instituted by Decree 3826 of 7 August 1867.
  • Medal awarded to the troops taking part in the Paraguayan war in the province of Mato Grosso.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Mato Grosso Campaign - was an early Paraguayan offensive in the War of the Triple Alliance.

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