Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Fort Meade in Meade County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Charles D. Roberts

 
 
Charles D. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 24, 2021
1. Charles D. Roberts Marker
Inscription.  
The President of the United States
In the name of
The Congress
takes pleasure in presenting the
Congressional Medal of Honor
to

Roberts, Charles D.
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: Cheyenne Agency, S. Dak. 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. A significant historical date for this entry is June 21, 1899.
 
Location. 44° 24.625′ N, 103° 28.298′ W. Marker is in Fort Meade, South Dakota, in Meade County. Marker is on Sheridan Street 0.1 miles east of 4th Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 55 Sheridan St, Fort Meade SD 57741, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. It Started Here (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Cavalry Group Veterans Memorial
Charles D. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 24, 2021
2. Charles D. Roberts Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Meade Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); 8 Inch Towed Howitzer (M115) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bear Butte (Mato Paha) Indian Camp (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Camps (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bear Butte (approx. 1.6 miles away); Charles Nolin, Pony Mail Carrier (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Meade.
 
Charles D. Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, April 24, 2021
3. Charles D. Roberts Marker

Brigadier General
United States Army
Charles Duval Roberts
June 18, 1873
Oct. 24, 1966
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=174052

Paid Advertisement
Jun. 19, 2021