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Charles Dudley Rhodes

Date of birth: February 10, 1865
Date of death: 24-Jan-48
Place of Birth: Ohio, Delaware
Home of record: Delaware Ohio

Charles Rhodes graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Class of 1899. He retired as a U.S. Army Major General.

AWARDS AND CITATIONS

Distinguished Service Cross

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Awarded for actions during the Philippine Insurrection

The President of the United States of America, authorized by Act of Congress, July 9, 1918, takes pleasure in presenting the Distinguished Service Cross to Captain (Cavalry) Charles Dudley Rhodes, United States Army, for extraordinary heroism while serving with 6th Cavalry, in action near the barrio of San Nicolas, Pueblo of Bacoor, Cavite, Luzon, Philippine Islands, 31 December 1901. Captain Rhodes gallantly and fearlessly led an attack on a superior body of insurgents with two men of his troop, killing two of the enemy and wounding two, including their leader, and dispersing the remainder.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 126 (1919)

Action Date: 31-Dec-01

Service: Army

Rank: Captain

Regiment: 6th Cavalry

Army Distinguished Service Medal

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Awarded for actions during the World War I

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 Charles Dudley Rhodes, 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. As Commander of the Artillery Brigade in support of the 82d Division, during the offensive operations of the St. Mihiel salient and again in Command of an Artillery Brigade during the Meuse-Argonne offensive, by his marked ability shown in the conduct of his units General Rhodes contributed in a noted degree to the successes attained. Later he served with distinction as a member of the Inter-Allied Commission at Spa, rendering conspicuous services to the American Expeditionary Forces.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 89 (1919)

Action Date: World War I

Service: Army

Rank: Major General

Company: Brigade Commander

Regiment: Artillery

Division: 82d Division, American Expeditionary Forces