General Medal for the Paraguayan Campaign
BRA017 Medalha Geral da Campanha do Paraguai
- Medal instituted by Decree 4560 of 6 August 1870.
- Medal awarded to members of the Brazilian Armed Forces, National Guard, Volunteers, Police and civilians supporting the Paraguayan war effort.
- Medal awarded in three classes: gold, silver and bronze.
- Medal may have additional clasps on the ribbon to denote the number of years of service.
- Paraguayan War - was a South American war fought from 1864 to 1870.