Samuel F. Rogers

Infobox Military Person
name= Samuel F. Rogers
born= 1845
died= Death date|1905|11|1
placeofbirth= Buffalo, New York
placeofdeath= Cook County, Illinois

caption=Medal of Honor recipient
allegiance=flag|United States of America
rank= Quartermaster
unit= U.S.S. Colorado
battles= Korean Expedition
awards= Medal of Honor

Samuel F. Rogers was a United States Navy Quartermaster awarded 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, [cite web |url=|title=Browse by City: Forest Park|accessdate=2008-05-05 |format= |] in Forest Park, Chicago.

Medal of Honor citation

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.

ee also

*List of Medal of Honor recipients


* [ U.S. Army Center of Military History Medal of Honor Citations Archive]
*findagrave|7865088 Retrieved on 2007-11-20
* [] Home of Heroes

NAME= Rogers, Samuel F.
SHORT DESCRIPTION= United States Navy Medal of Honor recipient

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