Decorations and Awards

 

Decorations and Awards of the Napoleonic Era

Every country had a unique way of recognizing their soldiers and dignitaries. Sometimes it was with a medal, other times it would be with arms of honor. This section looks at the decorations and awards of different countries.

 

Baden:

The Order of Fidelity and the Order of Military Merit

Bavaria:

The Orders of Saint Hubert, the Palatinate Lion, and Maximilian-Joseph

Denmark:

The Orders of the Elephant and Dannebrog

France:

Armes d’Honneur Awarded to the Regiments de la Garde Impériale

Armes d'Honneur Awarded to the French Cavalry: 1799 - 1802

Armes d’Honneur Awarded to the Regiments d’Infanterie de Ligne

Armes d’Honneur Awarded to the Regiments d'Infanterie Legere

Armes d’Honneur Awarded to the Regiments d’Artillerie

Armes d’Honneur Awarded to the Bataillons du Train d’Artillerie

Great Britain:

List of British Officers to Whom His Majesty Has Granted Honorary Crosses, Medals, Etc.

Hesse-Darmstadt:

The Order of Saint Ludwig

Prussia:

Awards of the ‘Pour le Merite’ to Prussian General Officers 1792-1815

Spain:

Nominations to the Order of Golden Fleece by King Joseph I of Spain

 

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