MAGEE, WILLIAM - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Drummer, Company C, 33d New Jersey Infantry.
Place and date:   At Murfreesboro, Tenn., 5 December 1864. Entered service at:?.

Birth:   Newark, N.J.

Date of issue:   7 February 1866.

Citation:   In a charge, 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.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)