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They had tactics and army regulations constantly in hand, and I was surprised to
see how thoroughly they had become informed upon all that pertained to their
duties as regimental commanders. June 7 came, and with it Admiral Sampson's ...
... his brigade fell under the command of Colonel Wood, and the Rough Riders'
regiment was commanded by Colonel Roosevelt during the San Juan battle and
in all the engagements which terminated in the surrender of the Spanish army.
One of his uncles was a commodore in the Confederate navy, and he recently
remarked that more than half of the Rough Riders were the sons of men who
fought in the army of the South. It would be difficult to find a man so “
For the author of “Progress and Poverty” expressed the case of the “army of
discontent”; and New York city had hailed him. The election occurred in
November, and Mr. Roosevelt met his second defeat in political life. Mr. Hewitt's
vote was ...
... negroes under General Jackson had a right to bear arms under the stars and
stripes; he has seen that nation send an unconquerable fleet and an army of its
bravest soldiers against a foreign foe to perfect that principle in its establishment,
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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