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Francis Dring Rucker
First Lieutenant, United States Army
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 Francis Dring Rucker (9 October 1860-19 January 1893), First Lieutenant, United States Army, who served with the 2nd United States Cavalry).  The son of Daniel Henry Rucker, Major General, United States Army, and the brother of John Anthony Rucker, First Lieutenant, United States Army.

Francis Dring Rucker was born October 8, 1860 in Detroit, and died January 19, 1893 in Washington, D.C.

Rucker, Francis Dring, of Michigan
Appointed from Michigan, Second Lieuenant, 11th United States Infantry, 1  September 1879
Transferred to the 2nd United States Cavalry, 18 April 1881
Promoted to First Lieutenant, 31 January 1888
Died 18 January 1893
Research continues concerning the circumstances of his death.

FD Rucker Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002

RUCKER, FRANCIS D
1ST LT 2ND US CAV
DATE OF DEATH: 01/18/1893
BURIED AT:   SITE LOT 74
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 17 August 2002  Updated: 9 October 2002Updated: 24 June 2003  Updated: 14 July 2003 Updated: 15 April 2007

FD Rucker Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003