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Battle of Gettysburg Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 690—74TH CONGRESS H.R. 11533 June 16, 1936 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the...

Battle of Antietam Commemorative Coin Legislation

March 31, 2017 - PUBLIC—NO. 160—75TH CONGRESS CHAPTER 377—1ST SESSION S. 102 June 24, 1937 An Act To authorize the coinage of 50-cent pieces in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Battle of Antietam. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of...

First Special Service Force Receives Congressional Gold Medal

February 3, 2015 - WASHINGTON — Members of the First Special Service Force (the Force), an elite American–Canadian joint combat group, were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center. Designed and struck...