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Collection Reference Number GLC00496.069
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1820 
Title Commendation for service
Date 20 April 1820
Author Monroe, James (1758-1831)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Describes a soldier's courage under fire and bravery in the face of the enemy. According to the Monroe Papers, these are remarks made by Monroe during the presentation of a sword to Richard M. Johnson for service during the War of 1812.
Subjects War of 1812  Weaponry  Bravery  Military History  Global History and Civics  
People Monroe, James (1758-1831)  Johnson, Richard Mentor (1780-1850)  
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; War of 1812
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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