{⋆★⋆} BG Tucker, William F.

William Feimster Tucker

Born: May 9, 1827
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Birthplace: Iredell County, North Carolina

Wife: Martha Josephine Shackelford 1831 – 1920
(Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Okolona, Mississippi)​

Children:

Margaret Josephine Tucker Unknown – 1889​
(Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Okolona, Mississippi)​
Jennie Tucker Buchanan 1852 – 1934​
(Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Okolona, Mississippi)​
Rosa Tucker Battle 1866 – 1946​
(Buried: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Okolona, Mississippi)​
William Feimster Tucker Jr. 1869 – 1941​
(Buried: Evergreen Cemetery, Woodville, Mississippi)​

Education:

1848: Graduated from Emory & Henry College​

Occupation before War:

Attorney in Houston, Mississippi​
Probate Judge for Chickasaw County, Mississippi​

Civil War Career:

1861 - 1862: Captain of Company K 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1861: Participated in the First Battle of Manassas, Virginia​
1862 – 1864: Colonel of 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment​
1862: Participated in the Battle of Perryville, Kentucky​
1862 – 1863: Participated in the Battle of Murfreesboro, Tennessee​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Chickamauga, Georgia​
1863: Participated in the Battle of Chattanooga, Tennessee​
1864 – 1865: Brigadier General of Confederate Army, Infantry​
1864: Wounded during the Battle of Resaca, Georgia​
1865: Commander of Southern Mississippi and East Louisiana District​

Occupation after War:

Attorney in Chickasaw County, Mississippi​
1876 – 1878: Mississippi State Representative​

Died: September 14, 1881

Place of Death: Okolona, Mississippi

Age at time of Death: 54 years old

Cause of Death: Murdered

Burial Place: Odd Fellows Cemetery, Okolona, Mississippi
 
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