b. 01/04/1845 Chester County, Pennsylvania. d. 16/02/1926 Baltimore, Maryland.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 01/04/1865 Petersburg, Virginia.
Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient. He served as a Corporal in the US Army in Company G, 4th Maryland Infantry. He was awarded the Medal of Honor for action at Petersburg, Virgina on April 1, 1865.
The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Corporal Jacob R. Tucker, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 1 April 1865, while serving with Company G, 4th Maryland Infantry, in action at Petersburg, Virginia. Corporal Tucker was one of the three soldiers most conspicuous in the final assault.
BURIAL LOCATION: BALTIMORE CEMETERY, BALTIMORE, MARYLAND.
Lot 5, Outline 2, Grave 3/4
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