Allen Tucker (Medal of Honor) facts for kids
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|Died||February 22, 1903|
Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut
|Allegiance||United States of America|
||United States Army|
|Unit||10th Connecticut Infantry Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Third Battle of Petersburg
American Civil War
|Awards||Medal of Honor|
Allen Tucker (1838 – February 22, 1903) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Tucker received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Tucker's medal was won for his extraordinary heroism during the assault on Fort Gregg during the Third Battle of Petersburg in Virginia, on April 2, 1865. He was honored with the award on May 10, 1894.
Tucker was born in Lyme, Connecticut, and entered service in Sprague, Connecticut. He was buried in at Evergreen Cemetery in New Haven, Connecticut.
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