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Roosevelt's Rough Riders

Author: A M De Quesada; Stephen Walsh
Publisher: Oxford ; New York, NY : Osprey Pub, 2009.
Series: Warrior series, 138.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documents the story of the 1st United States Volunteer Cavalry Regiment through diaries, memoirs, letters, and newspaper accounts showing glimpses of their lives and detailing their experiences during the Spanish-American War, as well as creating a fuller picture of what it meant to be a "Rough Rider".
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Named Person: Theodore Roosevelt
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A M De Quesada; Stephen Walsh
ISBN: 9781846033834 1846033837
OCLC Number: 315081620
Description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.); 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Chronology --
Recruitment and enlistment. Recruiting --
The other "Rough Riders" --
Training --
Appearance --
Weapons and equipment --
Conditions of Service. Pay --
Feeding the regiment --
Recreation --
Discipline --
Belief and belonging. Support for the Cuban cause --
Manifest destiny and the rise of American imperialism --
The reunification of a divided nation --
Religion and race --
Life on campaign. A "hot time" on the march --
Disease --
Experience of battle. The battle of San Juan Heights --
The final road to victory --
Aftermath --
Collections, museums, and living history.
Series Title: Warrior series, 138.
Responsibility: Alejandro de Quesada ; illustrated by Stephen Walsh.

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Examines the brief but colorful history of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, and details the experiences of the men who fought in its ranks.  Read more...

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