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New York Obituaries - 1864 - Roger M. Deering, MD
Suddenly, at Carrolton, LA, on Sunday, Aug 28, Roger M. Deering, MD, Assistant Surgeon 98th US
Cavalry Brigade, formerly of Brooklyn, NY. Also suddenly at Pensacola, Fla, on Saturday, Oct 1,
his brother Henry Livingston Deering, MD, Acting Assistant Surgeon, attached to US Steamer Genesee,
formerly of Boston, Mass.
When urged by his brother Surgeon to go home, his patriotic reply was, "No, I am needed here, and will die
at my post."
Source: NY Times, Tuesday, Oct 25, 1864
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