|Died||February 22, 1903|
|Place of birth||Lyme, Connecticut|
|Buried at||New Haven, Connecticut|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Unit||Company F, 10th Connecticut Infantry|
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. 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. He was honored with the award on May 10, 1894.
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.
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References[edit | edit source]
- "Allen Tucker". http://projects.militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=120. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
- "Civil War (S-Z) Medal of Honor Recipients". http://www.history.army.mil/moh/civilwar_sz.html#TUCKERA. Retrieved July 8, 2014.
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