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Battle of Kettle Hill

Battle of Kettle Hill  

The actual site of the charge by Theodore Roosevelt's Rough Riders during the Battle of San Juan Hill (July 1, 1898). U.S. army regulars and dismounted cavalry advanced against heavy ...
Leonard Wood

Leonard Wood  

(1860–1927), army officer and colonial administrator.Educated at Harvard and Harvard Medical School, Wood joined the army as a contract surgeon in 1885. Although he entered the line in 1898 ...
Rough Riders Regiment

Rough Riders Regiment   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

the First Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, commanded by Col. Theodore Roosevelt (then Secretary of the Navy) in the Spanish-American War (...

Spanish-American War

Spanish-American War  

(1898)A conflict between Spain and the USA. It had its roots in the struggle for independence of Cuba, and in US economic and imperialist ambitions. Sympathetic to Cuban rebels whose second war of ...

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