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CROFT, JAMES

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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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U.S. Army Private (highest rank: Second Lieutenant) 12th Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery

Conflict

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born

Civil War 1864 Yorkshire, England

Citation

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.