Captain (highest rank: Colonel) JOHN HUGHES, U.S. Marine Corps,
Branch: U.S. Marine Corps
Rank: Captain (highest rank: Colonel)
Theater: Mexican Campaign
Location: New York, New York
For distinguished conduct in battle, engagements of Vera Cruz, 21-22 April 1914. Capt. Hughes was in both days’ fighting at the head of his company, and was eminent and conspicuous in his conduct, leading his men with skill and courage.
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