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The California Volunteers Medal

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This medal, issued to the California Volunteers who served in the Spanish American War is a two piece bronze medal with an ornate pinback top bar reading CALIFORNIA on the front and numbered on the reverse.  It has a heavy well struck bronze planchet with an ornate soldier and lady (Liberty, Columbia???) scene on the front and the reverse reading THE PEOPLE OF CALIFORNIA TO ... FOR SERVICE IN THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR 1898-1899. The medal in the images is numbered 90 and is impressed named to J.KILEMADE CO. A U.S.V.

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