CROCKER, HENRY H. - Medal of Honor Recipient


Rank and organization:   Captain, Company F, 2d Massachusetts Cavalry.
Place and date:   At Cedar Creek, Va., 19 October 1864.

Entered service at:   California. Born: 20 January 1840, Colchester, Conn.

Date of issue:   10 January 1896.

Citation:   Voluntarily led a charge, which resulted in the capture of 14 prisoners and in which he himself was wounded.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)