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U.S. Civil War - U.S. Army

Thomas W Hoffman

  • Rank: Captain (Highest Rank: Brevet Lieutenant Colonel)
  • Conflict/Era: U.S. Civil War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company A,
    208th Pennsylvania Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: April 2, 1865
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: Petersburg, Virginia, USA
Prevented a retreat of his regiment during the battle.
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: July 19, 1895
  • Born: July 21, 1839, Perrysburg, Allegheny County, PA, United States
  • Died: April 18, 1905, Scranton, PA, United States
  • Buried: Pomfret Manor Cemetery (H-173), Sunbury, PA, United States

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