Medal for the Surrender of Uruguayana

BRA018  Medalha da Rendição de Uruguaiana

  • Medal instituted by Decree 3515 of 20 September 1865.
  • Medal awarded to Brazilian Officers, men and civilians, who served in the surrender of Uruguayana during the Triple Alliance War.
  • Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
  • Paraguayan War - was a South American war fought from 1864 to 1870.

Empire of Brazil