Medal for the Naval Battle of Riachuelo

BRA012  Medalha da Batalha Naval do Riachuelo

  • Medal instituted by Emperor Dom Pedro II on 18 November 1865.
  • Medal awarded to naval officers and men for service at the Battle of Riachuelo.
  • Medal awarded in three classes.
  • Battle of the Riachuelo - the naval battle in the Paraguayan War.

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