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Object Name Medal, Military Society
Other Name Porto Rican Expedition/Decoration
Object Number 1934.77.6
Collection Webb Cook Hayes
Description gold and azure oval shaped medal; in the center of medal is a lamb standing on a flat rock surrounded by blue water; the lamb is holding a flag staff with a flag attached; "98" in upper left; around this center portion, written in gold on a blue background is "PORTO RICAN EXPEDITION"; an eagle with wings spread is attached to top of medal; on back of eagle is an eyelet where a blue, white, yellow and red vertically striped ribbon is attached; engraved on back of medal "Lt. Col. Webb C. Hayes No. 132".
Date 1898
Year Range from 1898.0
Dimensions W-1.378 L-3.386 inches
Material metal; ribbon
Event Spanish-American War
Provenance medal attesting to Webb C. Hayes' service in the Porto Rican Expedition of the Spanish-American War, 1898
Search Terms Porto Rican Expedition
Spanish-American War