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Decorations and Awards: Baden

 

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Baden:  Order of Fidelity

Order of Fidelity

Order of Fidelity

Founded in 1715
2 Classes: Grand Cross and Commander
Where Worn:

Grand Cross: on a ribbon from right to left side
Commander: worn around the neck
Medal could also be worn on the left breast

French Recipients of the Grand Cross (1810)

Napoleon I
Duke of Feltre, Minister of War
Count Bertrand, General-de-Division
Duke of Rovigo, General-de-Division
Count Lefevre-Desnouettes, General-de-Division
Count Rapp, General-de-Division
Duke of Valmy, Marshal

Prince of Essling, Marshal

 

Baden:  Order of Fidelity

Order of Fidelity

French Commanders of the Order of Fidelity (1810)

Monard, General-de-Brigade
Frederic de Wurmser, Maréchal de Camp
Cacault, General-de-Brigade

 

 

 

 

 

Baden:  Order of Military Merit

Order of Military Merit

Karl Friederich's Order of Military Merit

Founded in 1807 as a military award
3 Classes: Grand Cross, Commander, and Knight
Only generals could receive the Grand Cross
Each Class wore a different size of the decoration
Where worn:

Grand Cross: ribbon from left to right side
Commander: around the neck
Knight: attached to left button hole
Grand Cross and Commanders with rank of general could also wear it on the left breast

 

French Recipients of the Grand Cross (1810): None

Baden:  Order of Military Merit

Order of Military Merit

French Commanders (1810):

Count de Laribossière, General-de-Divsion
Ménard, General-de-Brigade
Count Molitor, General-de-Divsion
Manset, Colonel

French Knights (1810): None

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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