of the United States
in the name of
takes pleasure in presenting the
Medal of Honor
TOMPKINS, CHARLES H.
Rank and Organization: First Lieutenant, 2d U.S. Cavalry. Place and Date:
At Fairfax, Va., 1 June 1861. Entered Service At: Brooklyn, N.Y. Birth: Fort
Monroe, Va. Date Of Issue: 13 November 1893.
Twice charged through the enemy's lines and, taking a carbine from an enlisted man,
shot the enemy's captain.
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