|Hudson Van Etten|
|Born||May 17, 1874|
|Died||October 27, 1941(aged 67)|
|Place of birth||Port Jervis, New York|
|Place of burial||Prospect Hill Cemetery Greenland, New Hampshire|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Seaman, U.S. Navy. Born: 17 May 1874, Port Jervis, N.J. Accredited to: New Jersey. G.O. No.: 521, 7 July 1899.
On board the U.S.S. Nashville during the operation of cutting the cable leading from Cienfuegos, Cuba, 11 May 1898. Facing the heavy fire of the enemy, Van Etten displayed extraordinary bravery and coolness throughout this period.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "War with Spain; Van Etten, Hudson entry". Medal of Honor recipients, War With Spain. United States Army Center of Military History. August 3, 2009. http://www.history.army.mil/html/moh/warspain.html. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
- ↑ "Hudson Van Etten". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7146300. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
- "Hudson Van Etten". Hall of Valor. Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=1380. Retrieved July 20, 2010.
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