|Samuel F. Rogers|
Medal of Honor recipient
|Died||November 1, 1905|
|Place of birth||Buffalo, New York|
|Place of death||Cook County, Illinois|
|Place of burial||Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Chicago|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Samuel F. Rogers (1845-November 1, 1905)was a United States Navy Quartermaster received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition. He was awarded the medal for his rescue of the mortally wounded Lieutenant Hugh McKee.
Medal of Honor citationEdit
Rank and organization: Quartermaster, U.S. Navy. Born: 1845, Buffalo, N.Y. Accredited to: New York. G.O. No.: 169, 8 February 1872.
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 Lt. McKee during this action, Rogers was wounded by the enemy.
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- "Medal of Honor recipients". United States Army Center of Military History. http://www.army.mil/cmh/moh.html.
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