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CHARLES B. TANNER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/28/1909 - HFSID 269169

CHARLES B. TANNER Medal of Honor winner for heroism at Antietem, he fought bravely in the Union cause again at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Petersburg. Autograph Letter signed in pencil: "C. B. Tanner", 1p, 4¾x7¾. Floral Park, N.Y., 1909 January 28. To "Dear Comrade Thorn"

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CHARLES B. TANNER
Medal of Honor winner for heroism at Antietem, he fought bravely in the Union cause again at Chancellorsville, Gettysburg and Petersburg.
Autograph Letter signed in pencil: "C. B. Tanner", 1p, 4¾x7¾. Floral Park, N.Y., 1909 January 28. To "Dear Comrade Thorn". In full: "In reply to your more than kind letter of the 25th I have requested Preston to temporarily returned my resignation and enclosed the circular you sent me hoping he will send many dollars to the old soldier. Am getting better if the clear weather holds will soon be ok again. Fraternally and ever yours." Charles B. Tanner (1842-1911) fought heroically in many of the Civil War's greatest battles. He earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for his action on the battlefield of Antietem, September 17, 1962, the bloodiest single day battle ever fought on American soil. As a Second Lieutenant with the First Delaware Volunteers, he retrieved the regimental banner from within 20 yards of Confederate lines after all nine members of the Color Guard had been slain, sustaining three wounds as he dashed forward in a hail of bullets. He was brevetted to Captain at Chancellorsville, where he had saved several comrades from burning woods. Wounded again at Gettysburg, he was medically discharged, but re-enlisted with 69th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Originally an enlisted man, Tanner was brevetted to lieutenant for his gallantry in action. He was wounded again in the intense fighting around Petersburg. After the war, he served as a postmaster and then as a clerk in the War Department. Lightly soiled. Otherwise, fine condition.

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