It is an admitted fact that the Rough Riders could not have dislodged the Spanish by themselves without great loss, if at all.
The Rough Riders, wherever they are now, look to him in time of trouble.
As it was, the Spaniards thought the Rough Riders had already disregarded all the rules of war.
On board went the Rough Riders pell-mell, and not a minute too soon.
The "Rough Riders," as they pressed on quickly toward the fort, fired again and again into the bushes.
"They'll not give up yet," said one of the officers of the Rough Riders.
Colonel Roosevelt well knew where to go to get the Rough Riders when he called for cowboys and frontiersmen to fill his regiment.
"I am not afraid," answered the former leader of the Rough Riders.
One night in camp he told us the story of one of his Rough Riders who had just written him from some place in Arizona.
The Rough Riders were organized, and what they accomplished is history.