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Army of Occupation Medal for Puerto Rico

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Front - U.S. Army Occupation of Puerto Rico Medal

This medal was issued to the members of the U.S. Army who served in the Army of Occupation in Puerto Rico in 1898. This medal is a post-Spanish American War medal. This specimen belonged to Charles Harnish of Battery C, Pennsylvania Volunteer Artillery.

The obverse reads "Army of Occupation - Porto Rico/1898"

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