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Allen Tucker
Born 1838
Lyme, Connecticut
Died February 22, 1903
Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven, Connecticut
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Rank Sergeant
Unit Connecticut 10th Connecticut Infantry Regiment
Battles/wars Third Battle of Petersburg
American Civil War
Awards Medal of Honor ribbon.svg 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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