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TOFFEY, JOHN

toffey john j

Although excused from duty on account of sickness, went to the front in command of a storming party and with conspicuous gallantry participated in the assault of Missionary Ridge; was here wounded and permanently disabled.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army First Lieutenant Company G, 33d New Jersey Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Quaker Hill, Dutchess County, New York

Citation

Although excused from duty on account of sickness, went to the front in command of a storming party and with conspicuous gallantry participated in the assault of Missionary Ridge; was here wounded and permanently disabled.