1998 marks the centennial year of the Spanish-American War and its most memorable fighting force, the volunteer cavalry regiment called the Rough Riders, led by the redoubtable Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. The Boys of '98 is the complete, colorful story of this memorable regiment: 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 ...

The Boys of '98: Theodore Roosevelt and the Rough Riders 2012, Forge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312864798