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DeRosey Carroll Cabell

Date of death: March 15, 1924
Place of Birth: Arkansas, Charleston
Home of record: Roseville Arkansas

DeRosey Cabell graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1884.


Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the Mexican Border Wars

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Army Distinguished Service Medal to Major General DeRosey Carroll Cabell, United States Army, for exceptionally meritorious and distinguished services to the Government of the United States, in a duty of great responsibility during World War I. While in command of the Arizona District of the Southern Department, General Cabell handled the delicate border situation with firmness and sound judgment.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 73 (1919)

Action Date: 1916 - 1918

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Arizona District

Division: Southern Department