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Charles B. Tanner
Born November 25, 1842
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Died December 16, 1911
Baltimore, Maryland
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch  United States Army
Union Army
Rank 2nd Lieutenant
Unit Delaware Company H, 1st Delaware Infantry
Battles/wars Battle of Antietam
Awards Medal of Honor

Charles B. Tanner (November 25, 1842 – December 16, 1911) was an American soldier who fought in the American Civil War. Tanner received his country's highest award for bravery during combat, the Medal of Honor. Tanner's medal was won for his heroism at the Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland on September 17, 1862. He was honored with the award on December 13, 1899.

Tanner died in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1911. He is buried in Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale, Nassau County.

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