Cross for Abtao

BOL036  Medalla por Abtao

  • Decoration instituted on 23 June 1866 in recognition of the Chilean and Peruvian forces who defended the Bolivian pacific cost against to an invading Spanish fleet in the Battle of Abtao on 7 February 1866.
  • Battle of Abtao - was a naval battle fought on 7 February 1866, during the Chincha Islands War.