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CMOHS.org - Seaman VAN ETTEN, HUDSON, U.S. Navy

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VAN ETTEN, HUDSON

Rank: Seaman
Organization: U.S. Navy
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Born: 17 May 1874, Port Jervis, N.J.
Departed: Yes
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G.O. Number: 521
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Accredited To: New Jersey
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Citation

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.