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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1898. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VI THE BATTLE OF SAN JUAN (CONCLUDED) OFFICIAL REPORTS OF GENERAL KENT, COLONEL LEONARD WOOD, OF THE "ROUGH RIDERS," AND THEODORE ROOSEVELT, LIEUTENANT-COLONEL COMMANDING FOLLOWING is the official report by Brig.Gen. J. F. Kent, of the part taken by his command in the Battle of San Juan: Headquarters 1st Division, 5th Army Corps, In The Field, Fort San Juan, Near Santiago De Cuba, July 7, 1898. The Assistant Adjutant-general, Fifth Army Corps: Sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of my command in the battle of July 1: On the afternoon of June 30, pursuant to orders given me verbally by the corps commander at his headquarters, I moved my second and third brigades (Parson and Wikoft) forward about two miles to a point on the Santiago road near corps headquarters. Here the troops bivouacked, the First Brigade (Hawkins) remaining in its camp of the two preceding days, slightly in rear of corps headquarters. On the following morning (July 1) at 7 o'clock, I rode forward up the hill where Capt. Grimes' Battery was in position. I here met Lieut.-Col. McClernand, Assistant Adjutant-General Fifth Corps, who pointed out to me a green hill in the distance, which was to be my objective on my left, and either he or Lieutenant Miley of Major-Gen. Shafter's staff gave me directions to keep my right on the main road leading to the city of Santiago. I had previously given the necessary orders for Hawkins' Brigade to move early; to be followed in turn by Wikoff and Parson. Shortly after Grimes' Battery opened fire, I rode down to the stream, and there found Gen. Hawkins at the head of his brigade at a point about 250 yards from the El Poso sugar-house. Here I gave him his orders. The enemy's artillery was now replying to Grimes' Battery. ...
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Book Description Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Top corners of covers are bumped, some foxing to endpapers and page edges; numerous fold-out maps ; 369 pages. Seller Inventory # M1889
Book Description Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Hardcover.silver titles to orange cloth no jacket numerous fold-out maps ; 369 pages.some foxing to endpapers and page edges and maps and signature to fep otherwise in VERY GOOD CLEAN TIGHT READING ORDER. Full refund if not satisfied. 24 hour despatch. If not pictured in this listing, a scan of the actual book is available on request. Seller Inventory # nrg1412