From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Hudson Garland '55

Date of birth: December 20, 1830

Date of death: February 26, 1861

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.

Life & Loss

Unable to find any details about Hudson Martin Garland's life or loss, except that he was born in Virginia but appointed to the Naval Academy from Michigan. He is buried in Washington, D.C. He died in New York on February 26, 1861.


From the Naval History and Heritage Command:

Midshipman, 20 November, 1848. Passed Midshipman, 12 June, 1855. Master, 16 September, 1855. Lieutenant, 17 October, 1856. Died 26 February, 1861.

Class of 1855

Hudson is one of 6 members of the Class of 1855 in Memorial Hall.