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Union Army
Awards and Commendations


Individual awards can be downloaded by right clicking over the original and saving to your pc.

 

Commendations

Legion of Merit

Legion of Merit


Not actually a Union Award, this medal is awarded by the ACWGC Cabinet to members of both sides who have made major contributions to the ACWGC that assists the club. It is shown here for information and download purposes.
Awarded by the ACWGC Cabinet
MoH

Defender of the Union


awarded by the CoA with approval of the Theater Commanders for service above and beyond the call of duty.
20 OBD

(Note: The DoU replaces the formerly used American Civil War version of the Medal of Honor, which is rightly, unreservedly and separately held in the highest respect and reverence by the members of the ACWGC Union Army.)
OSM

Outstanding Service Medal


awarded by the CoA for extraordinary service in support of the Union Army.
20 OBD
Kearny Cross

Kearny Cross of Valor


awarded at the discretion of the Theatre Commander, upon recommendation of the Army Commander for outstanding achievements on the field of battle.
15 OBD
ESM

Exemplary Service Medal


awarded at the discretion of the Theatre Commander, to those officers who signficantly contribute to the support of the Union Army.
(Note: The ESM replaces the formerly used ACWGC Distinguished Service Order whose UK namesake is given for actions in combat.)
10 OBD
SCM

Sheridan Combat Medal


awarded quarterly by the Army Commander, to the officer in each corps with the best combat record.   Requires at least two major victories in the quarter to qualify.
5 OBD
Sherman Victory Medal

Sherman Victory Medal


awarded for winning a single elimination tournament that does not have a seperate victor's medal/ribbon.
15 OBD
Combat Badge

Combat Badge


awarded by the Army Commander, upon recommendation of the Corps Commander, for battlefield achievments.
5 OBD
Honorable Service Medal

Honorable Service Medal


awarded at the discretion of the Army Commander to those officers who contribute to the support of the Union Army.
5 OBD
Union Army Good Conduct Medal

Union Army Good Conduct Medal


awarded at the discretion of the Army Commander to those officers who display exemplary conduct in their role as an officer of the Union Army.
5 OBD
Sharpe Medal
 

Bureau of Military Information Sharpe Medal


awarded by the Union Army War College to those officers who have contributed significantly to gathering intelligence on the enemy.
 
Additional awards with honors as noted below.

  Sharpe Medal w Oak Leaves
 
Sharpe Medal w Eagle & Oak Leaves
 
Sharpe Medal w Eagle & Oak Leaves in Gold
 
Sharpe Medal w Sword, Eagle & Oak Leaves
 

  Sharpe Medal with Oak Leaves
 
Sharpe Medal with Eagle & Oak Leaves
 
Sharpe Medal with Eagle & Oak Leaves in Gold
 
Sharpe Medal with Swords, Eagle & Oak Leaves
 
Union Acdademy Instructor Medal

Union Academy Instructor Medal


awarded to any Instructor who successfully graduates a cadet.
 
Additional awards with honors as noted below.

  Union Academy Instructor Medal 5 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 10 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 15 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 20 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 25 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 30 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 35 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 40 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal 50+ Cadets
 

  Union Academy Instructor Medal - 5 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 10 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 15 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 20 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 25 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 30 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 35 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 40 Cadets
 
Union Academy Instructor Medal - 50+ Cadets
 

 

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Original page designed by D. S. Walter.
Current design by Ken Miller with assistance from Larry 'Notso' Quick.
Graphics by Rob Love, Ken Miller and others.
Awards and ribbons depicted here are based on designs by Rob Love, Dierk Walter, Ken Miller, Joseph Meyer & others.
Current Union award designs were produced by Joseph Meyer.
Maintained by Ken Miller

This page last updated
Last updated October 18, 2013

 

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