|John S. Durham|
|Born||January 1, 1835|
|Died||November 19, 1918(aged 83)|
|Place of birth||New York City|
|Place of burial||Mount Washington Cemetery Independence, Missouri|
United States of America|
United States Army|
|Unit||Company F, 24th Wisconsin Infantry|
|Battles/wars||American Civil War|
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Toohey was born on January 1, 1835, in New York City. His official residence was listed as Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He died on November 19, 1918, and was buried at Mount Washington Cemetery in Independence, Missouri.
Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]
His award citation reads:
For gallantry in action on 30 November 1864, while serving with Company F, 24th Wisconsin Infantry, in action at Franklin, Tennessee. Sergeant Toohey voluntarily assisting in working guns of battery near right of the regiment after nearly every man had left them, the fire of the enemy being hotter at this than at any other point on the line.
See also[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Thomas Toohey". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=2984. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
- "Thomas Toohey". Claim to Fame: Medal of Honor recipients. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/10729. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
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