Admiral John Rodgers Jr. Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles


Died: Circa 1882
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John Rodgers, Jr. (1812-1882), the son of Commodore John Rodgers (1772-1838), commanded the Boston Naval Station from the end of the Civil War until 1869. Rodgers, who had served on the North Pacific Exploring and Surveying Expedition (1852-1856), had engaged in the attack on Fort Sumter in 1863, and he later captured the Confederate ironclad, Atlanta. Promoted to Rear Admiral in December 1869, Rodgers commanded the Asiatic Squadron before returning to the U.S. to head the Mare Island Naval Station and the Naval Observatory.

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