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LTC St. George Hunter Tucker
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Birth: Jan. 5, 1828
Winchester City
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 24, 1863
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA

The son of Henry St. George Tucker and Ann Evelina Hunter Tucker studied at Washington College, the University of Virginia, then took his law degree from William and Mary. His uncle, Nathaniel Beverly Tucker, taught him there. In 1849, he was married to Elizabeth Anderson Gilmer, the daughter of Thomas Walker Gilmer, a former Governor of Virginia. Between 1850 and 1855, they had four children, Gilmer, Evelina, Lucy and Annie. In 1853, he was appointed clerk of the house of delegates. A writer of poetry with published success, he was a secessionist and wrote the popular war song, "The Southern Cross." In 1857 he was a lawyer, living in Ashland, and running the Ashland Male Academy. He raised a company there. Christened "The Ashland Grays", they joined the 15th Virginia Infantry. Tucker was a valiant leader, commended and promoted for his performance at Malvern Hill. He contracted consumption, which forced his retirement from the field and killed him soon after. 
Family links: 
  Henry St. George Tucker (1780 - 1848)
  Ann Evelina Hunter Tucker (1789 - 1855)
  Annie Baker Tucker Tyler (1855 - 1921)*
  Henry St. George Tucker (1808 - 1826)*
  Ann Evelina Hunter Tucker Magill (1809 - 1875)*
  Moses Hunter Tucker (1810 - 1811)**
  Frances Bland Tucker (1812 - 1826)*
  Mary Stephen Tucker (1813 - 1827)*
  David Hunter Tucker (1815 - 1871)*
  Sarah Virginia St George Tucker Brooke (1817 - 1863)*
  Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1820 - 1890)**
  Nathaniel Beverley Tucker (1820 - 1890)**
  St. George Hunter Tucker (1828 - 1863)
*Calculated relationship
Maplewood Cemetery
Charlottesville City
Virginia, USA
Created by: George Seitz
Record added: Mar 08, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86411621
LTC St. George Hunter Tucker
Added by: George Seitz
LTC St. George Hunter Tucker
Added by: George Seitz
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- Memories~RoxღEd
 Added: Sep. 21, 2013
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!
- Martha Reid 19 UDC
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013
With respect, from a fellow Ashlander
- SheWalksTheseHills
 Added: Apr. 29, 2012

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