MAY 30, 1898

Stone, Ron
January 1984
Book of Texas Days;1984, p93
The article recounts the deployment of the Rough Riders regiment to war from San Antonio, Texas on May 30, 1898. The army corps, which were called by the nicknames Teddy's Terrors and Teddy's Texas Tarantulas, was headed by Theodore Roosevelt. The corps spent less than a month in drilling and training. Eighty-nine of the members of the corps suffered casualties during the war.


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