Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 5th Alabama Infantry
He enlisted as a Private in Company A (renamed I), 5th Alabama Infantry on 6 May 1861 at Grove Hill, Clarke County, AL.
On the Campaign
He was captured in action near Turner's Gap on South Mountain on 14 September 1862.
The rest of the War
He was a prisoner at Fort Delaware until 2 October when he was sent to Aiken's Landing, VA for exchange. He was officially declared exchanged on 10 November 1862. He was transferred to Company E, Jeff Davis Legion, Mississippi Cavalry on 23 January 1863. He joined his new unit on 5 February and was appointed Color Bearer on 1 November 1863. He was captured at Smithfield, NC and paroled at Raleigh on 22 April 1865.
References & notes
His service from his Compiled Service Records,1 online from fold3, also as Jerry and Jere Tucker; thanks to Miles Krisman for the pointer to him.
He may be Jeremiah Marion Tucker (1841-1882) of Marengo County, AL.
1 US War Department, Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers, Record Group No. 109 (War Department Collection of Confederate Records), Washington DC: US National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 1903-1927 [AotW citation 28082]