This is a fictional but historically accurate story that gives a first person description of the Spanish American War, better known as the Battle on San Juan Hill The story describes in detail the events leading up to the famous charge up San Juan Hill made by the Rough Riders The African American hero of the story takes you into the heat of that battle, so much so that you will believe he was there You will follow our hero as he is transformed from a gentle school teacher into a fearsome Buffalo Soldier