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Henry Knox; A Soldier Of The Revolution

Noah Brooks

Henry Knox; A Soldier Of The Revolution

by Noah Brooks

  • 339 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Scholar"s Bookshelf .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • Biography,
  • Cabinet officers,
  • Campaigns,
  • Generals,
  • History,
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages286
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8449433M
    ISBN 100945726767
    ISBN 109780945726760

    Nov 29,  · Book review: The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox by Phillip Hamilton (Johns Hopkins University Press, ) [BUY NOW ON AMAZON]When we think of famous couples of the American Revolution, we often first think of John and Abigail Adams. Their correspondence was one of wit and intellect, spanning the crucial years of the war and early Republic/ Henry Knox was reborn. Henry Knox was born into poverty in Boston, raised by a single mother, and with only a fifth-grade education under his belt, managed to carve out quite a name for himself in the brave new world of America. Books were his entrée. He devoured everything he could get his hands on.

    In August, , the property was deeded to Brigadier General Henry Knox, one of George Washington's most reliable senior officers who later became the new nation's first Secretary of War. A former bookseller, Knox married his wife, Lucy Flucker, in the early years of the Revolutionary conflict. AfterWARd: The Revolutionary Veterans Who Built America Special Exhibition June 10 to November 27, The Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown in was just the beginning for the ranks of soldiers and citizens who fought for America’s independence.

    Mar 18,  · Henry Knox Book Company. View Our Specialties We Buy Books. March 18, ctbookbarn Blog. Book Review: Wicca: What’s the Real Deal? Breaking Through the Misconceptions by Dayna Winters, Patricia Gardner and Angela Kaufman. I finished reading this book over the last few days, and I was impressed with its authors depth and honest belief in. Henry Knox was an energetic, pound, self-taught soldier who became the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army and a close confidant of George trc-music.com was born in Boston to Irish immigrant parents, the seventh of 10 children. When Knox was nine years old, his father died.


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Henry Knox; A Soldier Of The Revolution by Noah Brooks Download PDF EPUB FB2

Henry Knox (July 25, – October 25, ) was a military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, who also served as the first United States Secretary of War from to Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, he owned and operated a bookstore there, cultivating an interest in military history and joining a local artillery trc-music.comcal party: Federalist.

Feb 12,  · Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot [Anita Silvey, Wendell Minor] on trc-music.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A hearty eater, dapper dresser, bookseller to Loyalists and Patriots alike, and married into a staunch Loyalist family/5(7). May 26,  · “Bringing 18th Century America to life is no easy task, particularly when military leaders from the Revolutionary War are at center stage.

In Henry Knox, General of the American Revolution, however, Mark Puls does that smoothly and even superbly, making the reader feel familiar and comfortable with all of them, particularly the hero/5(59).

Henry Knox, a Soldier of the Revolution: Major-general in the Continental Army, Washington's Chief of Artillery, First Secretary of War Under the Constitution, Founder of 5/5(1).

Jun 14,  · A key figure in the American Revolution, Henry Knox was born in Boston on July 25, He was the seventh child of William and Mary Knox, who had 10 children in total. When Henry was only 9 years old, his merchant captain father passed away after experiencing financial ruin.

Henry Knox is an interesting figure, and I didn't know about his love of books until this book came into my hands. I definitely recommend it as a book to teach kids about history, but I'd be curious to know how This book was given to me as a gift when I worked at a children's toy/bookstore in high school.4/5.

Jan 01,  · Henry Knox covers the life of the general that shaped the American Military and rose to be one of the top three men who emerged from the Army from the American revolution.

While Washington will always be remembered it was also Nathaniel Greene and Henry Knox who helped Washington achieve the victory he did/5. Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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Mark Puls' Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution is a very readable, very interesting and dramatic account of Knox. I am enjoying it very much. However, it seems to me as a year resident of New York that he has made some foolish errors in geography, especially in Chapter 3, "Ragamuffins."/5.

Mar 06,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This Henry Knox, a soldier of the revolution; major-general in the continental army by Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Pages: Henry Knox, a self-taught artillery commander, was one of the the Revolution's great figures, and this book explains why we should know more about him.

In the hands of Mark Puls, Knox and his beloved wife Lucy come to life in a way that reminds us of the debt we. Henry Knox () was a military leader for the Americans during the American Revolutionary War. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, he was appointed Chief Artillery Officer of the Continental Army.

He is best known for transporting cannons and other artillery from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston through icy conditions using trc-music.com: July 25,Boston, Massachusetts.

General Henry Knox was a young man who made his own way in he world, working his way up the military chain of command and making a name for himself as. Get this from a library. Henry Knox, a soldier of the Revolution: major-general in the Continental Army, Washington's chief of artillery, first secretary of war under the Constitution, founder of the Society of the Cincinnati, [Noah Brooks].

The noble train of artillery, also known as the Knox Expedition, was an expedition led by Continental Army Colonel Henry Knox to transport heavy weaponry that had been captured at Fort Ticonderoga to the Continental Army camps outside Boston, Massachusetts during the winter of –Location: British provinces of New York and.

Aug 21,  · Shades of Liberty is the exciting new action-packed series that chronicles African Americans who fought in the American Revolutionary War. RESOURCES: Brooks, Noah, Henry Knox, a Soldier of the Revolution. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, New York, NY and London.

Gratz, Simon, The Generals of the Continental Line of the Revolutionary War. trc-music.com of History and Biography. Oct 27,  · Love and marriage during the Revolutionary War through the letters of Lucy and Henry Knox.

Honorable Mention of the Book of the Year Award of the Journal of The American Revolution InBoston bookseller Henry Knox married Lucy Waldo Flucker, the daughter of a.

On this day inColonel Henry Knox reached the headquarters of the Continental Army in Cambridge. The young Boston bookseller had pulled off a daring plan. He had led a small group of men on a mile journey from Boston to Fort Ticonderoga in New York State. Once there, the party disassembled cannon taken when.

BiographiesCallahan, North. Henry Knox General Washington’s General. New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., Drake, Francis S. Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox, Major General in the American.

Boston: Samuel G. Drake, Henry Knox, a Soldier of the Revolution: Major General in the Continental Army, Washington’s Chief of Artillery, First Secretary of War Under.

Jan 03,  · Henry Knox, American general in the American Revolution (–83) and first secretary of war under the U.S. Constitution. Forced by family circumstances to leave school at age nine, Knox worked in a Boston bookstore and by age 21 had acquired his own store.

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