Philippine Campaign Medal

Established June 1908 to those serving on one of 64 ships stationed in the Philippines between Feb 1899 – Mar 1906.

Approximately 5,500 campaign medals issued for Navy and Marine Corps.

The obverse depicts the gate into the Manilla City Wall.

USS Buffalo was a transport & auxiliary cruiser serving in the Manilla operations during the SPANAM War.

USS Buffalo 1898-1927, later (AD-8)

Navy Philippine Campaign Medal 1899

Rim hand engraved
“Joseph Ruegamer Seaman”


“USS Buffalo”