Thursday, August 6, 2009
The Victory Medal was created after the end of World War I and was awarded to all servicemen. Those servicemen who saw active duty in campaigns had the campaigns listed on the ribbon.
The four campaigns listed are:Champagne-Marne, Aisne-Marne, St. Michel, and Meuse-Argonne, as well as , the defensive sector near Verdun.
General James Madison Pearson received medals from the country of France for the battles of Verdun and Chateau-Thierry, as well as the Croix de Guerre, for bravery in action.