Decorations United States Army, 1862-1926 - War Department Office of the Adjutant General. This massive work includes: extracts from statutes authorizing the congressional medal of honor, the distinguished-service cross, and the distinguished-service medal; explanatory notes; an alphabetical list of awards of the congressional medal of honor (awarded for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity above and beyond the call of duty in action with the enemy); an alphabetical list of awards of the distinguished-service cross in national groups (awarded for extraordinary heroism in action under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918) to: Americans, British, and French; and, an alphabetical list of awards of the distinguished-service medal in national groups (awarded for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services, in a position of great responsibility, under the provisions of the act of Congress approved July 9, 1918, except as otherwise indicated) to: Americans, Belgians, British, French, Italians, Japanese, citizens of other countries, and members of the Army, in lieu of the certificate of merit. Entries provide the full name of the subject, residence at entry into service, place of birth, rank, and the reason for the award. Some entries also list a general order number.
(1927), 2014, 7x10, paper, alphabetical, 862 pp.