David Tucker(c. 1838 - 1863)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 8th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
An unmarried 23 year old farmer from Jericho, he enlisted as 4th Corporal, Company A, 8th Alabama Infantry on 8 May 1861. He was present at Yorktown, Williamsburg, Gaines Mill, Fraziers Farm, and 2nd Manassas in 1862.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was present at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Then at Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, and Gettysburg, PA where he was killed in action on 3 July 1863.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1. His father John had enlisted with his son at age 62 in May 1861, but was discharged in August for disability.
|Birth State: AL |
Death Date: 07/03/1863 Death Place: Gettysburg, PA
1 State of Alabama, State Archives, and Dr. Edwin C. Bridges, director, and staff, Alabama Department of Archives & History, Published c.2000, first accessed 08 July 2005, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/index.html>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15906]
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