This decoration was founded 27th January, 1839. It consists of a bronze medal, representing on the obverse, a vulture holding in his left claw the Baden crest, and in the right a sword, with the inscription "Für Baden's Ehre" (For Baden's honour) while the reverse contains the words : "Für treuen Dienst im Kriege" (For faithful service in war) surrounded by an oak wreath. It is worn upon the left breast by an orange coloured ribbon, with red and white borders. It is conferred on soldiers in the line, or in the landwehr, who have made at least one campaign.
Source : the book of orders of knighthood and decorations of honour of all nations, sir Bernard BURKE, 1858