Posted on Oct 27, 2019
SGT John " Mac " McConnell
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Document for Today, October 27th:
Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, 1st Cavalry, U.S.Volunteers, ca. 1898

Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States, was born in New York City on October 27, 1858. While serving as as Assistant Secretary of the the Navy, Roosevelt resigned his post in order to join the First U.S. Volunteer Cavalry Regiment, also known as the " Rough Riders," after the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898.

Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, 1st Cavalry, U.S.Volunteers, ca. 1898 (National Archives Identifier: 530951); Signal Corps Photographs of American Military Activity, 1754 - 1954; Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer, 1860 - 1982; Record Group 111 National Archives.
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SFC Joe S. Davis Jr., MSM, DSL
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SGT John " Mac " McConnell
SGT John " Mac " McConnell
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Great historical picture..
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SSG Donald H "Don" Bates
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Great history share. Medora, SD is "Teddy Roosevelt Country" Should travel there, beautiful. Thanks for sharing.
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Sgt Jim Belanus
Sgt Jim Belanus
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What were you doing at that time? by the way, that area is considered the banana belt of ND
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SSG Donald H "Don" Bates
SSG Donald H "Don" Bates
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Sgt Jim Belanus - District Manager for Quonset division of Stran Steel, Had a dealer in Williston, had some in SD and others in ND, I would have to go back and see if I kept any names, there was one just below the ND line in SD on the west end of state.
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Sgt Jim Belanus
Sgt Jim Belanus
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some of they up here I believe
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Sgt Jim Belanus
Sgt Jim Belanus
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I f you make another trip, be sure you make reservations. There was a lot of oil traffic in that area 4 or 5 years ago. It still could be very busy.
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