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The boys of '98 : Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders

Author: Dale L Walker
Publisher: New York : Forge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The Boys of '98 is the colorful story of the volunteer cavalry regiment called the Rough Riders, led by the redoubtable Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War: the recruitment of its members--a peculiar mixture of western frontiersmen and idealistic young easterners; their slapdash training in Texas and Florida; and their battles at Las Guasimas, Kettle Hill, and San Juan Hill. Theodore Roosevelt led  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt; Theodore Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dale L Walker
ISBN: 0312864795 9780312864798
OCLC Number: 38478585
Notes: "A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Description: 304 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: The ever-faithful isle --
Spoiling for war --
The infernal machine --
Jingo --
The clank of the saber --
Heroes and stalwarts --
San Antonio --
Tampa --
Daiquiri --
Las Guasimas --
El Pozo --
Crowded hour --
Last volleys --
Victory --
Home.
Responsibility: Dale L. Walker.

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The Boys of '98 is the colorful story of the volunteer cavalry regiment called the Rough Riders, led by the redoubtable Colonel Theodore Roosevelt in the Spanish-American War: the recruitment of its members--a peculiar mixture of western frontiersmen and idealistic young easterners; their slapdash training in Texas and Florida; and their battles at Las Guasimas, Kettle Hill, and San Juan Hill. Theodore Roosevelt led his Rough Riders from San Antonio to San Juan Hill and kept riding, some say, directly into the White House. Dale Walker's spirited story of the regiment includes an account of why America went to war over Cuba, and how victory in the Santiago Campaign was achieved against the odds. The author's interviews with the last three surviving Rough Riders (the last of whom died in 1975) are a unique research source for this book.--From publisher description.

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