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 John James Toffey

John James Toffey

Birth
Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Death 13 Mar 1911 (aged 66)
Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Burial Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 8259464 · View Source
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Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a First Lieutenant in the Union Army in Company G, 33d New Jersey Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on November 23, 1863 at Chattanooga, Tennessee. His citation reads "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."

Bio by: Don Morfe


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Morfe
  • Added: 11 Jan 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8259464
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John James Toffey (1 Jun 1844–13 Mar 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8259464, citing Pawling Cemetery, Pawling, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .