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I recall that about 20 Medals of Honour were awarded to members of 7th Cavalry who took part in the "Battle of Wounded Knee" in 1890. When were the awards made? > "> Late awards to senior serving officers such as Miles and > Howard who had already been rewarded for their performance > had to have seemed like an abuse of the system at the time. > As cited, the process was revised in 1897 and then later in > 1915 when the US armed forces began adopting a more modern > system of awards which placed the MOH as the top (rather than > the sole) decoration." Regards Michael Mitchell _________________________________________________________________ Shopping Trolley Mechanic If It Exists, You'll Find it on SEEK http://clk.atdmt.com/NMN/go/157639755/direct/01/ 22Michael Alexander <firstname.lastname@example.org> ----- For subscription help, go to: http://www.h-net.org/lists/help/ To change your subscription settings, go to http://h-net.msu.edu/cgi-bin/wa?SUBED1=h-war -----