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Samuel F. Rogers

Date of birth: 1845
Date of death: November 01, 1905
Burial location: Forest Park, Illinois
Place of Birth: New York, Buffalo
Home of record: New York New York


Medal of Honor

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Awarded for actions during the Marine Amphibious Landing in Korea

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Quartermaster Samuel F. Rogers, United States Navy, for extraordinary heroism in action on board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts, 11 June 1871. Fighting courageously at the side of Lieutenant McKee during this action, Quartermaster Rogers was wounded by the enemy.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 169 (February 8, 1872)

Action Date: June 11, 1871

Service: Navy

Rank: Quartermaster

Division: U.S.S. Colorado