Hudson Van Etten
|Hudson Van Etten|
May 17, 1874|
Port Jervis, New York
|Died||October 27, 1941(aged 67)|
|Place of burial||Prospect Hill Cemetery Greenland, New Hampshire|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Medal of Honor citation
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.
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