of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TANNER, CHARLES B.
Rank and Organization: Second Lieutenant, Company H, 1st Delaware Infantry. Place
and Date: At Antietam, Md., 17 September 1862. Entered Service At: Wilmington,
Del. Birth: Pennsylvania. Date Of Issue: 13 December 1889.
Carried off the regimental colors, which had fallen within 20 yards of the enemy's
lines, the color guard of 9 men having all been killed or wounded; was himself 3 times
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