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Spanish American War
Charles DuVal Roberts (1873-1966) son of Ann Rollins DuVal and Cyrus Swan Roberts, graduated from West Point in 1897 and with honors from the Army School of the Line, 1912, Army Staff College, 1913, Army War College, 1920. Commissioned Second Lieutenant, Infantry, 11 June 1897, and advanced through the grades to Brigadier General, February 29.1929. He retired from active duty on 18 June 1937. During his career he was awarded the Medal of Honor. He earned the Medal of Honor on 1 July 1898 while serving as Second Lieutenant, 17th United States Infantry, at El Canney, Cuba, during the Spanish American War. He died on 24 October 1966 at Silver Spring,MD, and was buried with full military honors in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery.