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First Name: Charles

Last Name: Roberts

Birthplace: Cheyenne Agency, SD, USA

Gender: Male

Branch: Army (1784 - present)

Home of Record: Fort D.A. Russell, WY
Middle Name: DuVal

Date of Birth: 18 June 1873

Date of Death: 24 October 1966

Rank: Brigadier General

Years Served: 1897-1937
Charles DuVal Roberts

Graduate, U.S. Military Academy, Class of 1897

•  Spanish-American War (1898)


Charles DuVal Roberts

Brigadier General, U.S. Army

Medal of Honor Recipient

Spanish-American War

Brigadier General Charles DuVal Roberts (18 June 1873 - 24 October 1966) was a U.S. Army officer who received the U.S. military's highest award for valor, the Medal of Honor, for his heroic actions during the Spanish-American War.

Charles DuVal Roberts was born at Cheyenne Agency, SD. He graduated from the U.S. 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 18 June 1937.

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

Medal of Honor

Rank and organization: Second Lieutenant, U.S. Army, 17th U.S. Infantry

Place and date: Caney, Cuba, 1 July 1898

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

Death and Burial

Brigadier General Charles DuVal Roberts died on 24 October 1966. He is buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, VA, in Section 2, Lot 3671.

Honoree ID: 1941   Created by: MHOH




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