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Charles DuVal Roberts

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Years of service  1897–1937
Name  Charles Roberts
Rank  Brigadier General

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Born  June 18, 1873 Cheyenne Agency, South Dakota (1873-06-18)
Buried at  Arlington National Cemetery
Allegiance  United States of America
Battles/wars  Spanish American War Philippine-American War World War I
Died  October 24, 1966, Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Education  United States Military Academy
Place of burial  Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States
Awards  Medal of Honor, Croix de Guerre
Battles and wars  Spanish–American War, Philippine–American War, World War I

Commands held  Panama Canal Division
Service/branch  United States Army

Charles DuVal Roberts (June 18, 1873 – October 24, 1966) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on July 1, 1898 near El Caney, Cuba.

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Early life and career

Roberts was born at Cheyenne Agency, South Dakota. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1897. He also graduated with honors from the Army School of the Line (1912), Army Staff College (1913), and U.S. Army War College (1920). He retired from active duty on June 18, 1937.

Roberts married Eugenia Bradford, who was born at Fort Dodge, Kansas in 1878, on November 16, 1898. She died at Williamsburg, Virginia in 1951.

Medal of Honor citation

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 17th U.S. Infantry. Place and date: At El Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898. Entered service at: Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo. Birth: Fort D. A. Russell, Wyo. Date of issue: 21 June 1899.

Citation:

Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines under heavy fire of the enemy.

References

Charles DuVal Roberts Wikipedia


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