How captain of USS New Hampshire won Medal of Honor at occupation of Veracruz


The battleship USS New Hampshire in drydock in New York in January 1909. 





His Medal of Honor citation noted Anderson's "extraordinary heroism," adding "His indifference to the heavy fire, to which he himself was exposed at the head of his regiment, showed him to be fearless and courageous in battle."
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