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... 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 upon drill. It
was here that it was my privilege to enjoy my greatest intimacy with this young ...
This was very close, as their brigade commander, General Young, was at
Lakeland, thirty miles distant, with his other two regiments, and, therefore, the
Rough Riders reported direct to me, their division commander. Both Roosevelt
and Wood ...
embarked being largely due to the indomitable push of the young lieutenant-
colonel. The delay at Port Tampa until June 17 was caused by the false report
that Spanish war-vessels threatened the course we were to sail. On June 20 we ...
The division commander ordered Young, Wood and Roosevelt forward and
hastened on in person, and finally found the enemy stationed on the Santiago
road between two and three miles from Siboney. He reconnoitered the Spanish
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 ...
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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