Private Roberts served as a guide for General Morgan and Colonel Washington and then served as a scout.

He was wounded by Tories at Dearings on Little Flat Rock Creek, which caused him to the use of three fingers on his left hand.

He was given a land grant in Jones, Co., Georgia in 1808 for his services in the war. He lived at Robert’s Station in Jones County and was considered one of the founders of the area. His pension application of $40 per year was granted when he was 81 years old. A farmer, he died November 20, 1845 in Jones County, Georgia. As of this date, 112 members have joined DAR on his service record.