Indian Campaign Medal
The Indian Campaign Medal is an decoration presented to any soldier of the United States Army who participated in one of the authorized military campaigns against Native Americans between 1865 - 1891. Designated campaigns for this award are as follows: Southern Oregon, Idaho, northern California, and Nevada between 1865 and 1868; Against the Comanches and confederate tribes in Kansas, Colorado, Texas, New Mexico, and Indian Territory between 1867 and 1875; Modoc War between 1872 and 1873; Against the Apaches in Arizona in 1873; Against the Northern Cheyennes and Sioux between 1876 and 1877; Nez Perce War in 1877; Bannock War in 1878; Against the Northern Cheyennes between 1878 and 1879; Against the Sheep-Eaters, Piutes, and Bannocks between June and October, 1879; Against the Utes in Colorado and Utah between September 1879 - November 1880; Against the Apaches in Arizona and New Mexico between 1885 and 1886; Against the Sioux in South Dakota between November 1890 and January 1891; Against hostile Indians in any other action in which United States troops were killed or wounded between 1865 and 1891. A Silver Citation Star for gallant or commendable service is the only device authorized with this medal.
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