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Confederate (CSV)

Captain

Exton Tucker

(1829 - 1862)

Home State: Alabama

Command Billet: Commanding Company (D)

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 12th Alabama Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Buzbeeville, Coffee County, AL, he volunteered in 1860 for the Coffee Rangers, a company of Cavalry, as First Lieutenant. He was commissioned Captain, Company D of the 12th Alabama Infantry, date not given. He was wounded in action at Seven Pines on 31 May 1862.

On the Campaign

He was killed while in command of the Regiment as senior officer present, in action in the Sunken Lane at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862.

References & notes

Service from the Alabama Civil War Service Database. 1

Birth

1829; Elbert County, GA

Death

09/17/1862 Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various  [AotW citation 20038]