About Brig. General Charles DuVal Roberts
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.
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.
Gallantly assisted in the rescue of the wounded from in front of the lines under heavy fire of the enemy.