Author: Theodore Roosevelt
Title: The Rough Riders
Original publication date: 1899
Epigraph: Hark! I hear the tramp of thousands,/ And of armed men the hum;/ Lo! a nation's hosts have gathered/ Round the quick-alarming drum--/ Saying, "Come,/ Freemen, come!/ Ere your heritage be wasted," said the quick-alarming drum./ "Let me of my heart take counsel;/ War is not of Life the sum;/ Who sha
Dedication: On behalf of the Rough Riders I dedicate this bookto the officers and men of thefive regular regimentswhich together with mine made up the Cavalry Division at Santiago Theodore RooseveltExecutive Mansion Albany, N.Y., May 1, 1899
First words: During the year preceding the outbreak of the Spanish War I was Assistant Secretary of the Navy.
Last words: Is it any wonder that I loved my regiment?
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