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b. 1838 Lyme, Connecticut.  d. 22/02/1903 New Haven, Connecticut.

 

DATE OF MOH ACTION: 02/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.

 

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Sergeant in the Union Army in Company F, 10th Connecticut Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Virginia.

 

MOH CITATION:

 

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Allen Tucker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 2 April 1865, while serving with Company F, 10th Connecticut Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia, for gallantry as Color Bearer in the assault on Fort Gregg.

 

BURIAL LOCATION: EVERGREEN CEMETERY, NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT.

GAR Plot, Lot 323

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Allen Tucker

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