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Rough Riders

1st U.S. Vol. Cavalry (18)98

 

— Las Guasimas, San Juan, Santiago —

 
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By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
1. Rough Riders Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of the deceased members of the 1st U.S. Volunteer Cavalry, Spanish American War.

North face
1st Sgt. Fred R. Meyers · 3.M. Sgt. George Walsh · Sergt. Hamilton Fish, Jr. · Sergt. Henry H. Haywood · Sergt. Marcus D. Russell · Corpl George H. Doherty ·Corpl J. Knox Green · Corpl Joel R. Hall · Corpl Eugene A. Lutz · Nathaniel B. Adsit · Frank B. Booth · James Boyle · Edward E. Casey · Roy V. Cashion · Fred E. Champlain · Frank H. Clearwater · Irad Cochran Jr. · Tilcem M. Dawson · Harry P. DeVol · Gum D. Endsley · Silas P. Enmart · William T. Erwin · Frederick W. Gosling · Henry C. Green · Henry C. Haefner · Vilo A. Hendricks · Stanley Hollister · Gerard M. Ives · Edward W. Johnston · Alfred M. Jusson · Yancy Kyle · Edward Lissett · David Logue · John S. Miller · Theodore W. Miller · Thomas M. Newham · Oliver V. Norton · John G. Neill · William Pollock · John F. Robison · William H. Sanders · William T. Santo · Race H. Smith · John W. Swetnam · Warren P. Taylor · Leroy E. Tomlinson · Alexander H. Wallace · John H. Waller · Corpl Walter T. Gregory · and five unknown graves numbered 14968-14972-14975-15323-15691

East
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By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
2. Rough Riders Marker
The north side of the monument.
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face

Capt. Maximiliano Luna · Capt. Allyn K. Carron · Capt. William O. O Neill · Capt. Richard C. Day · Capt. Woodbury Kane · Lieut. Thomas W. Hall. Adjt. · Lieut. Joseph A. Carr. · Lieut. Maxwell Keyes. Adjt. · Lieut. William Tiffany · Capt. Robert B. Huston · 1st Lieut. James R. Church

South face blank

 
Erected 1906 by Members and Friends of the Regiment.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Spanish-American. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 52.526′ N, 77° 4.559′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is in Section 22 of the National Cemetery off McPherson Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buffalo Soldiers (here, next to this marker); Battle of the Bulge Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Spanish-American War Nurses Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); African American Veterans of the Korean War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Army, Navy, and Air Force Nurses (about 300 feet away); "The Borinqueneers" (about 400 feet
Rough Riders Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
3. Rough Riders Marker
The east side of the monument.
away); Task Force Smith (about 400 feet away); Spanish American War Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Also see . . .  Rough Riders. The original nickname for the regiment was "Wood's Weary Walkers" (Submitted on September 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Leonard Wood
 
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By Mike Stroud
4. Rough Riders Marker
Rough Riders Marker, with north side showing names of KIA image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
5. Rough Riders Marker, with north side showing names of KIA
Rough Riders monument (right) seen with Buffalo Soldiers Centennial marker (lett) image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2008
6. Rough Riders monument (right) seen with Buffalo Soldiers Centennial marker (lett)
Rough Riders Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, March 19, 2016
7. Rough Riders Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,398 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   4. submitted on January 3, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   5. submitted on July 20, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on September 21, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7. submitted on March 20, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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