of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TOFFEY, JOHN J.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, Company G, 33d New Jersey Infantry. Place
and Date: At Chattanooga, Tenn., 23 November 1863. Entered Service At: Hudson,
N.J. Birth: Duchess, N.Y. Date Of Issue: 10 September 1897.
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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