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F.D. Tucker
F.D. Tucker

Federal (USV)

Private

Fellows Dixon Tucker

(c. 1843 - ?)
Home State: Connecticut
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 16th Connecticut Infantry

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Before the Antietam Campaign:
He enlisted in Company A at age 18 on 21 July 1861, mustering as Private in August.

In the Antietam Campaign:
He was listed as a deserter on 17 September 1862.

The remainder of the War:
He went to England and worked as a clerk in a shipyard at Birkenhead.

After the War:
He only returned occasionally and surreptitiously to the States, and probably died in England. A baptismal record found online for Nathan Fellows Tucker "child of Fellows Dixon Tucker & Agnes Lawson", born 28 Feb 1893 in Liverpool.

References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from Ingersoll1. Further details from a feature on John Banks' excellent blog, which also includes the photograph above, from the collection of the Connecticut State Library.

Place of Birth: Providence, RI    




Notes

1   Ingersoll, Colin Macrae, Adjutant-General, Catalogue of Connecticut Volunteer Organizations in the Service of the United States, 1861-1865, Hartford: Brown & Gross, 1869, pp. 643 - 663  [AotW citation 5418]



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