The Spanish-American War was about to experience one of its most dramatic events. The date was July 1, 1898. Future President Theodore Roosevelt and his Rough Riders were positioned at the bottom […]
The Cavalry Charges Into History
Few military maneuvers instill as many thoughts of heroism and daring as the cavalry charge. Rushing at full speed against an onslaught of enemy forces has inspired such poetic works Alfred, Lord […]
Thanks for the Endorsement… I Think
When Theodore Roosevelt ran for Governor of New York in 1898 he enlisted the help of some of his comrades-in-arms from the Spanish-American War. These men were all-too-eager to sing the praises […]
The Last of Those Who Gave The Last Full Measure of Their Devotion
While records are sometimes sketchy and inconclusive, the following is a list of the last surviving veterans of the United States’ wars and major military operations.