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James E. Croft
Birth: Nov. 13, 1833, England
Death: May 26, 1914

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a Second Lieutenant in the 12th Battery, Wisconsin Volunteer Light Artillery. He was awarded the Medal of Honor while serving at the rank of Private for his bravery in action on October 5, 1864 at Allatoona, Georgia. His citation reads "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." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Louis Croft (1814 - 1876)
  Ann Theakstone Croft (1821 - 1884)
  Catharine M Fitch Croft (1842 - 1881)*
  Ella J Croft Gibson (1868 - 1900)*
  Catherine Elizabeth Croft Clarke (1871 - 1954)*
  James E. Croft (1833 - 1914)
  Elizabeth Croft (1840 - 1846)*
  Thomas T Croft (1842 - 1904)*
  Hannah I Croft (1846 - 1855)*
  John Charles Croft (1847 - 1857)*
  Joseph Louis Croft (1849 - 1903)*
  Elizabeth Croft (1854 - 1918)*
  Matthew Croft (1856 - 1857)*
  Ella Croft (1859 - 1928)*
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Oak Hill Cemetery
Rock County
Wisconsin, USA
Plot: Block 99, Lot 7, Grave 1
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Sep 29, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7931979
James E. Croft
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Thank you, sir for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: May. 26, 2016

 Added: May. 26, 2016
- Ceme-Terry Photographer
 Added: May. 24, 2015
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