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MAGEE, JOHN

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Serving on board the U.S.S. Tallapoosa during the sinking of that vessel on the night of 21 August 1884. During this period, Magee remained at his post of duty in the fireroom until the fires were put out by the rising waters.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Navy Second Class Fireman U.S.S. Tallapoosa

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Interim 1884 Maryland

Citation

Serving on board the U.S.S. Tallapoosa during the sinking of that vessel on the night of 21 August 1884. During this period, Magee remained at his post of duty in the fireroom until the fires were put out by the rising waters.