Biographical Sketch of John M. Adair

Adair, John M.-(Oolootsa and Adair)- John Martin Adair, born at Fort Gibson, June 3, 1858. Attended Shurtleff College. Served in Troop L. First United States Volunteer Cavalry’ in the Spanish American War. This regiment was known as the “Rough Riders and his commander was Colonel Theodore Roosevelt. Captain Allyn Capron, Captain of Troop L was



Arizona in the Spanish-American War

Arizona’s military contribution in the Spanish-American War was three troops in the First United States Volunteer Cavalry – the famous “Rough Riders” – and three companies of the First Territorial Infantry. In Arizona the recruiting for a cavalry force began even before the declaration of war, April 21, 1898, and was looked after in the



Recruitment for the 9th and 10 Cavalry

George H. Seavers

The image of Teddy Roosevelt and the Rough Riders charging up San Juan Hill is ingrained in the minds of most Americans. Those men of the 9th and 10th Cavalry alongside Roosevelt are not so prominent. They not only were with him, but they played an important role in the battle. There are official and



Rough Rider Search Instructions for NARA

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are



Rough Riders

Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.



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