168 Mr. Roosevelt, as Assistant Secretary of the Navy . . . 208 Mr. Roosevelt in
Rough Rider Uniform . . . . . . 224 Colonel Roosevelt as a Rough Rider . . . . . . .
232 Major-General Joseph Wheeler . . . . . . . . . . 240 The Charge up San Juan Hill
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 ...
I also recommended and requested that a gold medal be awarded him for his
gallantry at San Juan. - The conduct of Colonel Roosevelt was brave and
soldierly. He was always at the front, always active, always caring for his men
and always ...
ment of cavalry which has since become famous as the “Rough Riders,” and at
Las Guasimas and San Juan hill won for himself and his followers an enviable
place in history. His military career was marked by the same dash, the same
Into this maelstrom of crime and corruption Mr. Roosevelt charged as fearlessly
as he afterward charged at the head of his Rough Riders up San Juan Hill. There
was no halting for consultation about the methods to be pursued in either case.
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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