US Army Campaign Medals

Army Spanish and Philippine Campaign medals to John J. McShea. Both medals issued for service with the 1st Cavalry Regiment. Based on enlistment records on he was discharged in 1906 and had no further army service. Details of his life after this date are unknown.

Group of three to Col. Sanford H. Wadhams, Medical Corps. Spanish War Service # 1496, Philippine Campaign No. 1096, WWI Victory with France bar. All medals in excellent condition except for a small spot of glue on the back of the Philippine ribbon which is not visible from the front. Also included is the box for the Victory Medal. Wadhams was awarded a DSM for service with the AEF, current location of medal unknown. All of his service, from 1900 to retirement in 1921, was in the Medical Corps. The photo is from his passport application on

DSM citation.

Group of three to John R. Simpson; Philippine No. 5813 (with eagle and wreath device pinned to ribbon), Mexican Service No. 7785 and American Legion medal named on the reverse “N.O. LA, J.R. Simpson Oct 1919”. Simpson also had a Spanish War Service Medal for service with the 1st Texas Infantry in 1898; current location of medal unknown. His Philippine Insurrection service was with the 33rd US Volunteer Infantry. (Copy of volunteer service file included.) Mexican service was in the Medical Department.

Philippine Congressional No. 5934 issued to Marlin J. Welch for service with the 13th Minnesota Infantry Regiment. Medal appears to have a good quality replacement ribbon and original wrap brooch.
$250 (Sold)

Philippine Campaign Medal No. 14277 to Sebastian (or Sebastion) H. Coldiron. Medal issued while serving in Hospital Corp; qualifying service was with the 27th Infantry Regiment.

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