The Battle of San Juan Hill (July 1, 1898), also known as the battle for the San Juan Heights, was a decisive battle of the Spanish–American War. This fight was the bloodiest and most famous battle of the War. It was also the location of the greatest victory for the Rough Riders as claimed by the press and its new commander, the future Vice-President and later President, Theodore Roosevelt
, who was (posthumously) awarded the Medal of Honor in 2001 for his actions in Cuba. Art by Strobridge And Co. Lith, 1899.