The Rough Riders

The Rough Riders

by Theodore Roosevelt
     
 

ISBN-10: 0375754768

ISBN-13: 9780375754760

Pub. Date: 10/28/1999

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group

In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African Americans, and Western Territory land speculators. This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and then set sail for Cuba.. "Roosevelt kept a detailed…  See more details below

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In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African Americans, and Western Territory land speculators. This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and then set sail for Cuba.. "Roosevelt kept a detailed diary from the time he left Washington until his triumphant return from Cuba later that year. The Rough Riders was published to instant acclaim in 1899. It is exhilirating, illuminating, and utterly essential reading for every armchair historian and at-home general.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780375754760
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Series:
Modern Library War Series
Edition description:
MODERN LIB
Pages:
262
Sales rank:
976,144
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to the Modern Library War Series
Introduction by Edmund Morris
List of Illustrations
IRaising the Regiment3
IITo Cuba25
IIIGeneral Young's Fight at Las Guasimas45
IVThe Cavalry at Santiago69
VIn the Trenches97
VIThe Return Home121
App. AMuster-Out Roll145
App. BColonel Roosevelt's Report to the Secretary of War of September 10th191
App. CThe "Round Robin" Letter199
App. DCorrections203
Index217

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