Soldiers were dying. The yellow fever was raging. Dr. Reed had an idea. He asked for volunteers to test it. See how he found the way the fever was being spread and the cure.
You probably know that Teddy Roosevelt was president of the United States, but did you know about his exploits in organizing his band of Rough Riders and their bravery at the Battles of San Juan and La Quasina? He is known for thinking and caring only of his men and not himself.
Lieutenant Hobson became a hero in one night. He performed a daring deed and risked his life in an effort to "bottle up" the Spanish fleet in the harbor of Santiago.
The Philipines were the possession of Spain. During the Spanish American war, George Dewey was ordered to collect a fleet at Hong-Kong and hold it in readiness for action. He had not long to wait.
In his youth, this brave American officer served with distinction in the Civil War. He fought Indians in the Southwest, where he finally defeated Geronimo's band. During the War with Spain, he did excellent work in Cuba. He laid down his life at Manilla in the Philipines rendering brave service to his country.