John J. Toffey
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, Co. G., 33d New Jersey Infantry
Place and Date: Chattanooga, Tennessee, 23 November 1863
Entered Service at: Hudson, New jersey
Date of Issue: September 10, 1897
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.