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Federal (USV)

Private

Francis Tucker

"Frank"

(c. 1836 - 1862)

Home State: New York

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 84th New York Infantry/14th Brooklyn

Before Antietam

Age 25, he enlisted on 18 April 1861 in Brooklyn and mustered as Corporal, Company F, 84th New York (14th Brooklyn) Infantry on 23 May.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded in the arm in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 29 September but died there of wounds and consumption (tuberculosis) on 12 October 1862.

References & notes

Basic information from State of New York.1 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.2 His gravesite is on Findagrave.

Birth

c. 1836

Death

10/12/1862; Frederick, MD; burial in Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg, MD

Notes

1   State of New York, Adjutant-General, Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of New York [year]: Registers of the [units], 43 Volumes, Albany: James B. Lyon, State Printer, 1893-1905  [AotW citation 6304]