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C. P. ROGERS, Corry, was born October 28, 1839, at Girard, Erie Co., Penn., and is a son of Dr. Channing Rogers, an eminent surgeon, killed by a canon explosion June 13, 1839. During the years 1851-52, our subject clerked in drug store at Girard, Penn., subsequently, in 1856, was book-keeper for Wright, Montgomery & Co., at Minneapolis, Minn. From 1858-59, he was surveyor and agent for the Emigration Company. During the year 1859, he served in a campaign against the Sioux Indians. In 1860, Mr. Rogers was in Texas, and in 1861 he enlisted for three months, afterward re-enlisted and served seventeen days as private; was successively promoted to Second Lieutenant, First Lieutenant, Captain, Lieut. Colonel, Colonel, Eighty-third Regiment Penn. Volunteer Infantry, Brigadier General, Third Brigade, First Division, 5 A. C. At the close of the war, in 1866 and 1867, Mr. Rogers clerked for the committee on commission bills. Our subject was elected Prothonotary of Erie County, in 1872, to the office of F.R. Penn. Mr. Rogers was appointed by the Secretary of War, in 1881, to examine and settle claims against the United States resulting from a raid and the invasion of Pennsylvania (Gettysburg) by Gen. Lee.