Hill was wounded during the assault on Ft. Wagner, South Carolina.
Cross with a disk at center (pin on reverse). Front: "E. A.HILL. 54.Ms.Vol/ Co. A" incised around top of disk above Fort Sumter flying an American flag with water in the foreground; "James Isd", “Olustee", "Darien.", "Wagner" are engraved on arms of cross (clockwise from top).