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Janesville in Rock County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

James E. Croft

James E. Croft Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
Location. 42° 41.527′ N, 89° 1.883′ W. Marker is in Janesville, Wisconsin, in Rock County. Memorial is on Traxler Park Road. This monument is in Traxler Park, Janesville, WI. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Janesville WI 53545, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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
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(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.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 11 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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