TUCKER, JACOB. R. - Medal of Honor Recipient

Rank and organization:   Corporal, Company G, 4th Maryland Infantry. Place and date: At Petersburg, Va., 1 April 1865.

Entered service at:   Baltimore, Md.

Birth:   Chester County, Pa.

Date of issue:   22 April 1871.

Citation:   Was 1 of the 3 soldiers most conspicuous in the final assault.

This data was extracted from the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, U.S. Senate, Medal of Honor Recipients: 1863-1973 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1973)