|De Rosey Carroll Cabell, Sr.|
|Born||July 7, 1861|
|Died||March 15, 1924(aged 62)|
|Place of birth||Fort Smith, Arkansas|
|Place of death||Mission Hills, California|
|Place of burial||San Francisco National Cemetery|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Awards||Army Distinguished Service Medal|
De Rosey Carroll Cabell, Sr. (7 July 1861 – 15 March 1924) was a United States Army Major general who served during World War I and received the Army Distinguished Service Medal for his actions during World War I.
De Rosey Cabell, Sr. was born in Fort Smith, Arkansas 7 July 1861 and was the son and first child of Major Algernon Sydney Cabell, a Confederate officer, and Mary Angella Carroll. He was named after his mother's father who had been a Colonel in the Confederate Army and he had 9 brothers and sisters.
Army Distinguished Service Medal
Major general Cabells' official medal citation reads:
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.