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Roosevelt, Colonel Wood and other officers were all in fine spirits, and assured
me they had everything and that they would be comfortable in the cars that night.
The next day I put them into camp, and in an hour the entire regiment was out ...
with orders from Washington for us to embark at daylight the next morning at Port
Tampa, distant nine miles from our camp. Immediately all was activity. Roosevelt
and Wood were before me in a few moments, received their orders, and in an ...
In his physical encounters this has been almost invariably the case. On the trail,
in the forest, and in camp and field his adherents have always proved faithful.
Although an aristocrat by birth and education, he has the true spirit of
single man to assist him in the duties of the camp. Then, in 1881, he attended his
first primary—a primary of the Republican party—and discovered his life-work. To
most young men of his education and breeding, fresh from their books, and ...
Not only must men be recruited, but they must be officered, organized into an
effective force and provided with all that an army needs for battle or for camp. On
the other hand, the navy was ready. And there is no more significant fact in the ...
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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