William N. Tucker,
harness-maker, Monona, was born in Quincy, Mass., Jan.
30, 1846, and was a son of Alfred and Emeline Tucker. In
1861 he enlisted in the Seventy-sixth New York Volunteer
Infantry, Company C, in which regiment he served fourteen
months, when he was discharged for physical disability,
and in 1864 enlisted in the Ninth New Hampshire
Artillery, and participated in the battles of Slaughter
Mountain, Sulphur Springs, Gaines Mills, second battle of
Bull Run, Cedar Creek, and saw General Sherman when he
came in on his twenty-mile ride. He served until the
close of the war, and in 1867 came West, and in 1872
located in Monona, where he has resided since.
source: History of Clayton County, Iowa, 1882, p. 1065
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