"This posthumous publication on the War with Spain is a generally straightforward, often amusing, frequently colorful, and occasionally gripping narrative of a New York artist-volunteer who landed with the Fifth Army Corps at Siboney, rushed to aid the Rough Riders at Las Guásimas, fought through the horrors of Bloody Ford and Hell’s Pocket, participated in the siege of Santiago, and survived the fever-ridden aftermath at Montauk Point."—Military Affairs
"Well written and witty."—The NYMAS Review
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About the Author
Graham A. Cosmas is chief of the General History Branch at the U.S. Army Center of Military History. He is the author of An Army for Empire: The United States Army in the Spanish-American War.
Mary Lou Gjernes is chief of the Collections Branch at the U.S. Army Center of Military History.