The Rough Riders
Monument at Arlington National Cemetery was
erected in 1908
in honor of the members of the First United States
Those familiar with American military history will
recall that this
regiment, commanded by Theodore Roosevelt, played
a major role in
the storming of San Juan Hill, Cuba,
during the Spanish-American
Photo (c) Michael Robert Patterson, July 1997
Roosevelt and members of the Rough Riders at San Juan Hill, Cuba, 1898.
courtesy of the United States Army.
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004
Page updated: 28 April 2000