Medal for Ingavi

BOL031  Medalla por Ingavi

  • Medal instituted in 1841 in recognition of General José Ballivián and the troops, who defended Bolivia from an invasion attempt of the Peruvian president Agustín Gamarra on 18 November 1841.
  • There are three types of this medal.
  • Battle of Ingavi - was a military confrontation between Bolivian Army commanded by Jose Ballivian and Peruvian Army commanded by Agustín Gamarra.