What started as a ragtag gang of miners, gamblers, cowboys and hunters, Roosevelt's Rough Riders grew into one of the fiercest cavalry units of all time. Covered by suppressing fire from some of the first machine guns, Roosevelt's charge up Cuba's San Juan Hill was a turning point in the Spanish American War and helped confirm the United State's dominance in the western hemisphere.
Region: United States
Weapons: Gatling Gun, 1896 Krag carbine, and Bowie hunter.
Reign: Circa 1898
Key Battles: The assault on Kettle Hill was Roosevelt's glory moment in battle. Taking high casualties, in a hail of gunfire, he led the charge to enemy lines. While charging up the hill Teddy had his hat in his hand and cheered his men forward. Within an hour they had taken their objective.