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Rough Riders : Theodore Roosevelt, his cowboy regiment, and the immortal charge up San Juan Hill / Mark Lee Gardner.

Gardner, Mark Lee, 1960- author. (Author).
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  • 9 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown 973.91 G227 (Text) 79361000098706 Adult Nonfiction - History Available -
Butler Public Library - Butler 973.911 GAR (Text) 73174005028414 Adult: Nonfiction On holds shelf -
Cicero Branch 973.911.c Gardner, Mark (Text) 78294000258688 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
Huntingburg Public Library - Huntingburg 973.91 GAR (Text) 39970001026425 NF Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 973.911 GARDNER (Text) 33946003111791 New Books . 2nd Floor Available -
Jefferson County Public Library - Hanover 973.911 GAR (Text) 39391100277985 Non-Fiction Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - LaGrange 973.91 GAR (Text) 30477100935141 Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Morgan County Public Library - Martinsville 973.911 GAR (Text) 78551000526114 Non-Fiction Checked out 10/21/2016
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library 973.911 Gardner (Text) 31208912452754 non-fiction Available -
Royal Center-Boone Twp. Public Library - Royal Center 973.91 GAR (Text) 75091000027201 ANF - Adult Non-Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780062312082
  • ISBN: 0062312081
  • Physical Description: 336 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 284-326) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Some turn of fortune -- East meets west -- A perfect welter of confusion -- Cuba at last -- Vultures overhead -- Road to Santiago -- A bully fight -- The siege -- The real foe -- Crackerjacks in New York -- Children of the dragon's blood.
Summary, etc.: Two months after the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana Harbor in February 1898, Congress authorized President McKinley to recruit a volunteer army to drive the Spaniards from Cuba. From this army emerged the legendary "Rough Riders," a mounted regiment drawn from America's western territories and led by the indomitable Theodore Roosevelt. Its ranks included not only cowboys and other westerners, but several Ivy Leaguers and clubmen, many of them friends of "TR." Roosevelt and his men quickly came to symbolize American ruggedness, daring, and individualism. He led them to victory in the famed Battle at San Juan Hill, which made TR a national hero and cemented the Rough Riders' place in history. Now, Mark Lee Gardner synthesizes previously unknown primary accounts as well as period newspaper articles, letters, and diaries from public and private archives in Arizona, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Boston, and Washington, DC, to produce this authoritative chronicle. He breathes fresh life into the Rough Riders and pays tribute to their daring feats and indomitable leader. Gardner also explores lesser-known aspects of the story, including their relationship with the African-American "Buffalo Soldiers," with whom they fought side by side at San Juan Hill.
Subject: Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 > Military leadership.
United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st.
United States. Army. Cavalry, 10th.
Spanish-American War, 1898 > Campaigns > Cuba.
San Juan Hill, Battle of, Cuba, 1898.

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