Theodore Roosevelt was a writer, naturalist soldier and 26th President of the United States. His military exploits and his love of nature are well known. Henry Cabot Lodge was an historian and Republican Statesman. Hero Tales from American History was written for young people so that they could learn about famous Americans. The Table on contents includes, George Washington, Daniel Boone, George Rogers Clark, The Battle of Trenton, Bennington, King's Mountain, Storming Stony Point, Gouverneur Morris, Burning of Philadelphia, Cruise of the Wasp, General Armstrong, Battle of New Orleans, John Qunicey Adams, Francis Parkman, Alamo, Hampton Roads, Flag Bearer, Death of Stonewall, Gettysburg, General Grant, Robert Gould Shaw, Charles Russell Lowell, Sheridan, Cushing, Farragut, and Lincoln.