of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
CROFT, JAMES E.
Rank and Organization: Private, 12th Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery. Place
and Date: At Allatoona, Ga., 5 October 1864. Entered Service At: Janesville,
Wis. Birth: England. Date of Issue: 20 March 1897.
Took the place of a gunner who had been shot down and inspired his comrades by his
bravery and effective gunnery, which contributed largely to the defeat of the enemy.
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