Lot n° 62
100 - 150 EUR
FOREY (Élie-Frédéric). Signed document. Orizaba[in...
FOREY (Élie-Frédéric). Signed document. Orizaba[in Mexico], November 24, 1862. 3/4 p. printed folio with handwritten additions, printed header "French Empire. Expedition to Mexico" illustrated with the imperial coat of arms engraved on wood. "The General Commander-in-Chief of the Mexican Expeditionary Force, by virtue of the powers conferred on him by the Imperial Decree of 24 July 1862, provisionally conferred the Military Medal on the n[omm]é Charvet, Antoine, trumpet to the 1st African Fighters Regiment. This soldier has 13 years of service and 8 campaigns. He showed great courage by repelling Mexicans who had ambushed a moving column.... »
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