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TANNER, CHARLES

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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 wounded or killed; was himself three times wounded.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Second Lieutenant (highest rank: First Lieutenant) Company H, 1st Delaware Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1862 Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

Citation

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 wounded or killed; was himself three times wounded.