6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry Medal
Contributed by Keith Anderson


This half-dollar-sized medal was awarded to volunteers who served in the 6th Missouri Volunteer Infantry. The regiment served in the occupation forces in Cuba

The obverse of the medal shows the crossed rifles of the infantry and reads "U.S.V. 6th Missouri"

The reverse reads"Enlisted for Spanish American War at St. Louis July 1898 Mustered Out at Camp Onward May 10th 1899"

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