Last of the Rough Riders

Jones, V. C.
August 1969
American Heritage;Aug1969, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p42
The article features Jesse Langdon, one of the last surviving veterans of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment during the Spanish-American War. Langdon who grew up in North Dakota was six years old when he met President Theodore Roosevelt. He was enlisted in Rough Riders shortly before his 17th birthday. Details related to their assault in Cuba are narrated.


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