Cyrus Swan Roberts of Connecticut
Appointed from Connecticut, Private, Company A, New York State Militia and Private, Company A and Sergeant Major, 150th New York Volunteer Infantry, 13 February 1863
First Lieutenant, 1 January 1865
Honorably mustered out, 8 June 1865
Captain, Aide-de-Camp, 22 June 1865
Breveted Captain, U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service
Breveted Major, U. S. Volunteers, 13 March 1865, for gallant and meritorious service during the Campaign in Virginia and in the Shenandoah Valley
Honorably mustered out, 7 December 1865
Second Lieutenant, 17th U. S. Infantry, 11 May 1866
First Lieutenant, 18 September 1867
Captain, 28 June 1878
Captain, Acting Judge Advocate, 3 June 1885 to 11 April 1886
Major, 17th U. S. Infantry, 26 April 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, Assistant Adjutanat General, 9 May 1898
Resigned from Volunteer Service, 27 August 1898
Lieutenant Colonel, 13th U. S. Infantry, 14 August 1899
Transferred to the 21st U. S. Infantry, 11 March 1901
Colonel, 2nd U. S. Infantry, 13 April 1901
Breveted First Lieutenant, 2 March 1867, for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Winchester, Virginia, 19 September 1864
Breveted Captain, 2 March 1867, for gallant and meritorious service in the battle of Fishers Hill, Virginia, 22 September 1864
General Roberts is the father of Charles Duval Roberts, Brigadier General, United States Army, and Medal of Honor recipient.
LONG BEACH, California, March 19, 1917 – Brigadier General Cyrus Swan Roberts, U.S.A., retired, died here today from a cerebral hemorrhage. He was 75 years old and was born in Lakeville, Connecticut, where he lived since his retirement in 1902.
BRIGADIER GENERAL ROBERTS OF LAKEVILLE, CONNECTICUT, DEAD
LONG BEACH, California, March 19, – Brigadier General Cyrus Swan Roberts, U.S.A., retired, died here today. He was 75 years old. He was born in Lakeville, Connecticut, where he lived since his retirement in 1902, coming here three months ago.
He is survived by a son, Major C. D. Roberts of the 10th Infantry, stationed in the Panama Canal Zone, any by a daughter, Mrs. Tilman Campbell, wife of Captain Campbell, attached to the Quartermaster’s Department.
The body will be sent to Washington for burial in Arlington National Cemetery.
NOTE: Cyrus Swan Roberts IV, First Lieutenant, United States Air Force, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy in 1962, was killed in the Vietnam War. He is also buried in Arlington National Cemetery.
Full Name: CYRUS SWAN IV ROBERTS
Date of Birth: 3/17/1941
Date of Casualty: 3/6/1966
Home of Record: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Branch of Service: AIR FORCE
Casualty Country: LAOS
ROBERTS, CYRUS S
BRIG GEN USA
- DATE OF DEATH: 03/19/1917
- BURIED AT: SECTION EAST SITE 3659
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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