25 March 2007

Medal of Honor: F. Franklin


Quartermaster, US Navy; USS Colorado

Born: 1840, Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Died: 1873

Citation: On board the U.S.S. Colorado during the attack and capture of the Korean forts on 11 June 1871. Assuming command of Company D, after Lt. McKee was wounded, Franklin handled the company with great credit until relieved.

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