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FORMATION OF THE **ROUGH RIDERS'' Friendship for General Leonard Wood.
A Month Well Saved. Cowboys, Hunters ... Empire State Jubilantly Rewards
Colonel Roosevelt with Its Highest Office. Inaugurates Reform in Every Branch of
... such valuable service; but he had determined his course of duty, and in May
we find him with a commission for himself as lieutenant-colonel, and with a
colonel's commission for the then almost unknown Dr. Leonard Wood,
colonel's commission for the then almost unknown Dr. Leonard Wood, en route to
Texas to raise what was popularly known as Roosevelt's Regiment of Rough
Riders, and officially as the First Regiment of United States Volunteer Cavalry.
Roosevelt and Wood were before me in a few moments, received their orders,
and in an incredibly short time their regiment, with all its equipments, was by ...
embarked being largely due to the indomitable push of the young lieutenant-
The official report of the division commander said: “The magnificent and brave
work done by the regiment, under the lead of Colonel Wood, testifies to his
courage and skill. The energy and determination of this officer had been marked
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I did not finish this book, and the first sentence from the first chapter may give you an idea why. "Restless as the sea his forefathers sailed to reach the new world; active as the soil that answered ... Read full review