“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

James E. Croft

James E. Croft Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, August 7, 2012
1. James E. Croft Marker
Inscription. Croft, Pvt James E
20 March 1897
Allatoona GA
12th Bty Wis Lt Art
Medal of Honor 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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
Location. 42° 41.527′ N, 89° 1.883′ W. Marker is in Janesville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Marker is on Traxler Park Road. Touch for map. This monument is in Traxler Park, Janesville, WI. Marker is in this post office area: Janesville WI 53545, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Janesville Tank Company (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.9 miles away); First State Fair (approx. 0.9 miles away); Burr Robbins Circus (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Black Hawk War / Black Hawk's Grove (approx. 2.2 miles away); Rock River Industry (approx. 5.4 miles away); La Prairie Grange Hall (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Janesville.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 16, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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