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Merely for the protection of our own shores, we need a great navy; and what is
more, we need it to protect our interests in the islands from which it is possible to
command our shores and to protect our commerce on the high seas.” He early ...
At noon on the 23d General Shafter had not heard from Lawton and he ordered
the commander of the cavalry division, with the 964 men of his command, to
proceed to Siboney and put his advance close to the enemy. The division
On July 1, on account of the sickness of General Young, 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 ...
My endorsement upon Colonel Roosevelt's report contained these words: “
Colonel Roosevelt and his entire command deserve high commendation.” I also
recommended and requested that a gold medal be awarded him for his gallantry
As they had opposed him, of course it was hopeless to command him. It was
equally useless to try to bully him. That was discovered at the very outset. And,
these things being true, it was beyond probability that they could buy him. So that,
in a ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - MrsLee - LibraryThing
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