Samuel F. Rogers

Samuel F. Rogers

Birth
Rawdon, Lanaudiere Region, Quebec, Canada
Death 1 Nov 1905 (aged 71)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Sect. CL, plot 1700
Memorial ID 7865088 · View Source
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Korean Expedition Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Born in Buffalo, New York, he served as a US Navy Quartermaster on board the U.S.S. Colorado. During an attack on Korean forts at positions called the Citadel, June 11, 1871, Quartermaster Rogers was part of the landing party. In the assault, the leading officer was wounded and even though himself wounded, Quartermaster Rogers fought courageously in hand-to-hand combat to protect the officer. For gallantry in the face of the enemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on February 8, 1872. He was also a veteran of the Civil War.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 12 Sep 2003
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Samuel F. Rogers (23 Jul 1834–1 Nov 1905), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7865088, citing Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .