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Charles B Tanner, 2LT

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Hempstead, Nassau, NY, USA
Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Charles B Tanner, 2LT

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Second Lieutenant Charles B. Tanner, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism on 17 September 1862, while serving with Company H, 1st Delaware Infantry, in action at Antietam, Maryland. Second Lieutenant Tanner carried off the regimental colors, which had fallen within 20 yards of the enemy's lines, the color guard of nine men having all been killed or wounded; was himself three times wounded.

General Orders: Date of Issue: December 13, 1889

Action Date: September 17, 1862

Service: Army

Rank: Second Lieutenant

Company: Company H

Division: 1st Delaware Infantry

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November 25, 1842
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA
December 16, 1911
Age 69
Hempstead, Nassau, NY, USA