Leonard Wood: Rough Rider, Surgeon, Architect of American ImperialismLeonard Wood: Rough Rider, Surgeon, Architect of American Imperialism by Jack McCallum
ISBN: 0814756999
Published by New York University Press on December 1st 2005
Genres: Biography & Autobiography, United States
Pages: 357

Len's Summary: An almost forgotten Medal of Honor-winner Major General Leonard Wood (1860-1927), a Harvard Medical School graduate, was the first commander of the Rough Riders, Governor of Cuba, US Army commander in the Philippines, Theodore Roosevelt's personal White House physician, Army Chief of Staff, Governor General of the Philippines, and a key figure in creating the modern army, as well as unsuccessful candidate for the Republican Presidential nomination in 1920.