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Commodore John Rodgers

Portrait of man in military uniform
Description: Engraving, After John Wesley Jarvis, C. 1875, Unframed Dimensions 8H X 6W
Accession #: 2008-058-1102
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John Rodgers (1772-1838) joined the Navy as a second lieutenant in 1798.  During the Quasi-War with France he was serving on U.S.S. Constellation during its battle with the French Frigate L’Insurgente and after the battle took command of that ship as its prize master.

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  • Art
Wars & Conflicts
  • War of 1812 1812-1815
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