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Spanish-American War - U.S. Army

Charles Duval Roberts

  • Rank: Second Lieutenant (Highest Rank: Brigadier General)
  • Conflict/Era: Spanish-American War
  • Unit/Command:
    Company C,
    17th U.S. Infantry
  • Military Service Branch: U.S. Army
  • Medal of Honor Action Date: July 1, 1898
  • Medal of Honor Action Place: El Caney, Cuba
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines under heavy fire of the enemy.
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles D. Roberts
Medal of Honor Recipient Charles D. Roberts
Additional Details
  • Accredited to: Fort D.A. Russell, Laramie County, Wyoming
  • Awarded Posthumously: No
  • Presentation Date & Details: June 21, 1899
  • Born: June 18, 1873, Cheyenne Ag
  • Died: October 24, 1966, Silver Springs, MD, United States
  • Buried: Arlington National Cemetery (2-3671), Arlington, VA, United States

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