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MAGEE, WILLIAM

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In a charge, Magee was among the first to reach a battery of the enemy and, with one or two others, mounted the artillery horses and took two guns into the Union lines.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Drummer Company C, 33d New Jersey Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1864 Newark, Essex County, New Jersey

Citation

In a charge, Magee was among the first to reach a battery of the enemy and, with one or two others, mounted the artillery horses and took two guns into the Union lines.