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Samuel F. Rogers
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Medal of Honor recipient
Born 1845
Died November 1, 1905(1905-11-01)
Place of birth Buffalo, New York
Place of death Cook County, Illinois
Place of burial Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Chicago
Allegiance United States
Service/branch United States Navy
Rank Quartermaster
Unit USS Colorado
Battles/wars Korean Expedition
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.

He was buried at Forest Home Cemetery,[1] in Forest Park, Chicago.

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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