Admiral John Rodgers Jr. Autographs, Memorabilia & Collectibles
ADMIRAL JOHN RODGERS JR.
Died: Circa 1882
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.
JOHN RODGERS One of four generations of naval officers. ANS: "John Rodgers/Rear Admiral U.S.N.", 3½x2¼ card. In full: "I am happy to oblige you so easily. read more...
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ADMIRAL JOHN RODGERS JR. - MANUSCRIPT DOCUMENT SIGNED 06/18/1868 CO-SIGNED BY: ADMIRAL JOSEPH LANMAN, COMMODORE FOXHALL ALEXANDER PARKER, COMMODORE WILLIAM DANFORTH WHITING, REAR ADMIRAL STEPHEN DECATUR TRENCHARD - HFSID 273027FIVE PROMINENT MEMBERS OF THE UNION NAVY SIGN A DOCUMENT DIRECTING ANOTHER OFFICER TO TRANSFER MEN AND EQUIPMENT TO THE PORTSMOUTH NAVY YARD UNION NAVY: JOHN RODGERS, JR., FOXHALL A. PARKER, STEPHEN D. TRENCHARD, WILLIAM D. WHITING and JOSEPH LANMAN. read more...
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