Theodore Roosevelt

This is how Theodore Roosevelt turned a ‘cowboy cavalry’ into the battle-ready ‘Rough Riders’

Few figures in American history loom as large as Teddy Roosevelt. The man embodied the can-do American spirit and the gritty resolve of the American fighting man. But when the former “Rough Rider” was offered up his first military command, the gutsy Roosevelt initially demurred. Theodore Roosevelt was the Assistant Secretary of the Navy when war with Spain …

This is how Theodore Roosevelt turned a ‘cowboy cavalry’ into the battle-ready ‘Rough Riders’ Read More »