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Roosevelt's Rough Riders, Spanish-American War

Description:

Theodore Roosevelt and John Campbell Greenway standing with two cavalry officers and several cavalry horses. Tents and horses can be seen in the distance.

Resource Type: Photograph

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Cavalry horses; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1898

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Anna Roosevelt Cowles

Description:

Colonel Roosevelt describes the thankfulness of all the men at receiving the supplies from the Red Cross and he is grateful to Anna Roosevelt Cowles for helping to get those supplies to them. The regiment is now in a permanent camp with ample food, clothing, and care for everyone. He is extraordinarily proud of his group and the way they all work together. Roosevelt is in good health and hopes he can see William Sheffield Cowles sometime soon.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Armed Forces--Military life; Armed Forces--Commissariat; Armed Forces--Equipment and supplies; New York (State)--New York; American National Red Cross; Harvard College (1780- ); Armed Forces (United States); Cowles, Wm. S. (William Sheffield), 1846-1923; Kane, Woodbury, 1859-1905; Tiffany, William; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926; Goodrich, David

Date: 1898-07-28

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Patty Selmes

Description:

Colonel Roosevelt finally has a tent, secretary, and typewriter so he can work on his correspondence. He regrets that he is mostly writing to the families of dead and wounded men. The campaign has been rough with hard fighting but the regiment has performed well. The "cowpuncher" and university men have both been able to show their grit. Robert Harry Munro Ferguson has done well and was promoted to lieutenant. There were many unpleasant experiences but the charge up San Juan Hill "paid for it all many times over."

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); San Juan Hill, Battle of (Cuba : 1898); Military campaigns; War; Battle casualties; Armed Forces--Officers--Promotions; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Goodrich, David; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926; Ferguson, Robert Harry Munro, 1868-1922

Date: 1898-07-31

Letter from Charles R. Greenleaf to Alice White Greenway

Description:

Charles R. Greenleaf was briefly in Cuba checking on the spread of yellow fever and seeing many Rough Riders, but not learning their names. He will write if he hears anything about John Campbell Greenway. The Greenway name brought back memories of Greenleaf's "pleasantest years" spent in Huntsville, Alabama.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Yellow fever; Cuba--Santiago de Cuba; Puerto Rico; Alabama--Huntsville; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1898-08-12

Muster-In roll of John Campbell Greenway

Description:

Officers' muster-in roll for John Campbell Greenway; including date of muster, rank, age, residence, and notes on promotions.

Resource Type: Record, Military

Subject: Spanish-American War (1898); Military service, Voluntary; Cavalry; Armed Forces--Officers; Armed Forces--Officers--Promotions; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919

Date: 1898-09-06

Letter from Theodore Roosevelt to Bradley T. Johnson

Description:

Governor Roosevelt is happy to hear that General Johnson's health is improving, and confides to Johnson that New York Senator Platt and the Franchise Bill have been recent "trouble(s)" for him. Roosevelt also mentions a recent visit by businessman, John "Jack" Greenway to the Executive Mansion.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Corporations; Corporations--Taxation; Legislation; Bill drafting; Secrecy--Law and legislation; Politicians--Corrupt practices; Businessmen; New York (State); New York State Executive Mansion (Albany, N.Y.); Platt, Thomas Collier, 1833-1910; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1899-05-10

Invitation to a luncheon at The Graduates Club

Description:

Invitation to a luncheon at the Graduates Club to be held in honor of Theodore Roosevelt, John Campbell Greenway, and David Goodrich.

Resource Type: Invitation

Subject: Luncheons; Dinners and dining; Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Goodrich, David; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1899-11-21

Letter from James McCrea to Melville Ezra Ingalls

Description:

James McCrea introduces John Campbell Greenway, who would like to discuss a Big Four Railroad Company contract with Melville Ezra Ingalls.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Business etiquette; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1901-07-01

Letter from John S. Miller to George R. Peck

Description:

John S. Miller introduces John Campbell Greenway, who would like to meet with Mr. Crocker, the purchasing agent for George R. Peck's company.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Meetings; Business etiquette; Pennsylvania--Pittsburgh; Yale University. Class of 1895; United States. Army. Volunteer Cavalry, 1st; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1901-09-17

Letter from Gilbert Christian Greenway to Theodore Roosevelt

Description:

Dr. Greenway would be pleased to advise President Roosevelt in any way.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Americans--Politics and government; Greenway, John Campbell, 1872-1926

Date: 1901-10-15

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