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Tucker, Nathaniel Amory

MILITARY SERVICE

Age: 0, credited to Burlington, VT
Unit(s): USV
Service: Acting Paymaster, USV

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VITALS

Birth: 08/13/1815, Milton, MA
Death: 02/25/1873

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT
Marker/Plot: D-12
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Kathy Valloch
Findagrave Memorial #: 22966171

MORE INFORMATION

Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Not found
Portrait?: Unknown
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
(If there are state digraphs above, this soldier spent some time in a state or national soldiers' home in that state after the war)

Remarks: See John R. Fisher's site for additional details on this soldier

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BURIAL:

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Tombstone

St. Joseph Cemetery, Burlington, VT

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Report courtesy of John R. Fisher

Obituary

Death of Capt. N. A. Tucker. - Capt. N. A. Tucker, only son of the late Nathaniel Tucker, Esq., of Bellows Falls, died at Burlington last week Tuesday, aged about 59 years. When but 15 or 16 years old he took to the sea, starting before the mast, and receiving successive promotions until he became a Captain, showing unusual capacity and fidelity as a ship-master. In 1842 he married Miss Maria Deming, of Burlington, retired from his sea command, and from that time was a resident at Burlington. In1863 he was appointed by the President an Inspector of Ordnance, was then made an army Paymaster, and afterwards given a Bureau appointment at Washington. Many years ago he became a Catholic, and died in that faith.

Source: Argus and Patriot, March 6, 1873.
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.