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Allen Tucker
Born 1838
Died February 22, 1903
Place of birth Lyme, Connecticut
Buried at New Haven, Connecticut
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Connecticut Company F, 10th Connecticut Infantry
Battles/wars Third Battle of Petersburg
American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor

Allen Tucker (1838 - February 22, 1903) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Tucker received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor.[1] Tucker's medal was won for his extraordinary heroism during the assault on Fort Gregg during the Third Battle of Petersburg in Virginia, on April 2, 1865.[1] He was honored with the award on May 10, 1894.[1][2]

Tucker was born in Lyme, Connecticut, and entered service in Sprauge, and was buried in New Haven, Connecticut.[1]

Medal of Honor citation[edit | edit source]

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.[1]

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