|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1898|
J Cornwell died in the explosion of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor on Feb 18,1898.
J.A. Cornwell was serving on the "SHIP BERMUDA US Navy" at the time of the explosion.
Key West Cemetery
Plot: The U.S. Navy Plot, which was dedicated on December 11, 1898, contains as its centerpiece a bronze sailor in a Spanish-American War uniform. The monument, paid for by citizens of Key West in memory of sailors killed in Havana, was unveiled on March 15, 1900.
Created by: Thomas A Hawkins
Record added: Mar 15, 2008
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