* The last surviving muster roll for Company B was for the period March & April 1862 period. There is no way of accounting for his presence after October 1863 from the Official Records
Robert H. Tucker enlisted in Company B 16th Alabama Infantry July 18, 1861 at Courtland, present at the March/April 1862 muster, slightly wounded in abdomen December 31, 1862 at Murfeesboro, Tennessee, employed on extra duty as a Teamster during the months of November, December, 1863 & January, 1864, captured at Courtland/Lawrence County, Alabama December 19, 1864, sent to Camp Chase, Illinois prison camp January 15, 1865, arrived May 30., 1865 at Point Lookout, Maryland, released June 6, 1865
M311: Compiled Service Records of Confederate Soldiers Who Served in Organizations From the State of Alabama
The Sixteenth Alabama infantry was organized at Courtland,August,
It was assigned to General Zollicoffer's brigade, and its first
battle was at Fishing Creek or Mill Spring, Ky., January 19 and
20, 1862. It was at Shiloh, April 6th and 7th; Triune, December
27th; Murfreesboro, December 31 to January 2, 1863; in the
retreat from Tullahoma to Chattanooga, June 23rd to July 4th;
Chickamauga, September 19th and 20th; Missionary Ridge, November
23rd to 25th; Ringgold, November 27th; in all the great battles
under Johnston and Hood during the eventful campaign in 1864, and
was particularly distinguished at Jonesboro, August 31st and
September 1st, where it met with very severe loss.
It participated in the fights at Buzzard Roost, Tunnel Hill and
Rocky Face Ridge, February 25 to 27, 1864; around Dalton, May 8th
to 12th; Resaca, May 13th to 16th; Adairsville, May 17th;
Cassville, May 19th to 22nd; Pickett's Mill, May 27th; Kenesaw
Mountain, June 9th to 30th; Peachtree Creek, July 20th; Atlanta,
July 22nd, where it carried the enemy's works by assault and
captured two stands of colors.
It was also prominent in the battle of Franklin, November 30th,
and of Nashville, December 15th and 16th.
Among the distinguished killed were its very gallant colonels,
Fred A. Ashford and Brice Wilson at Franklin, Maj. J. H.
McGaughey at Chickamauga, Capt. Robert M. Gregor at Nashville,
Lieut. Wm. A. Patton at Shiloh, Lieuts. David E. Bentley, R. W.
Garland, Lewis E. Jackson, Robt. W. Roebuck and Benj. H. Russell
at Murfreesboro. Col. William B. Wood, who afterward became
eminent on the bench as circuit judge, was the first colonel. He
was succeeded by Cols. Alexander H. Helvenston and Frederick A.
Ashford. I ts lieutenant colonels were John H. McGaughey, Joseph
J. May and John W. Harris.
Source: Confederate Military History, vol. VIII, p. 106