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 Frederick H. Franklin

Frederick H. Franklin

Birth
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Death 10 May 1873 (aged 32–33)
Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA
Plot Proprietors 49 D
Memorial ID 19857 · View Source
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1871 Korean Campaign Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Navy as a Quartermaster on board the "USS Colorado". He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery during the attack and capture of the Korean forts on June 11, 1871. His citation reads "Assuming command of Company D, after Lt. McKee was wounded, Franklin handled the company with great credit until relieved". His Medal was issued in February 8, 1872. He was one of 15 United States sailors and marines to be awarded the Medal of Honor for this little-known American military action.

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  • Added: 28 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 19857
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Frederick H. Franklin (1840–10 May 1873), Find A Grave Memorial no. 19857, citing Proprietors Burying Ground, Portsmouth, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .