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Henry Knox

George Washington"s confidant, general of artillery, and America"s first secretary of war

by Thomas J. Lonergan

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Picton Press in Rockport, Me .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.,
    • Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Friends and associates.,
    • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806 -- Family.,
    • United States. Continental Army -- Biography.,
    • Generals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Cabinet officers -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementby Thomas J. Lonergan.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE207.K74 L66 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 231 p. :
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3676925M
      ISBN 100897255151
      LC Control Number2003015491

      On March 5, , Knox was a witness to the Boston massacreIt is unknown if he participated in the Boston Tea Party, but he did serve on guard duty before the incident to make sure no tea was unloaded from the Dartmouth, one of the ships involvedWhen the American Revolutionary War broke out in , he befriended General George Washington, and quickly rose to become the chief artillery officer of the Continental ArmyKnox was promoted to major general on Ma ; he became the army's youngest major generalWhen the British withdrew the last of their troops from New York on Novem , Knox was at the head of the American forces that took overCongress finally appointed Knox the nation's second Secretary at War on March 8, , after considering a number of other on Wikipedia.


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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.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 5/5(1). Henry Knox Book Company. likes 3 were here. We buy books!5/5(1). One of the most notable Revolutionary War generals in George Washington's army was Henry Knox of Massachusetts. Formerly a Boston bookseller and self-educated in military science, Knox rose from the civilian book trade to become the youngest American major general in the Continental Army.

Henry Knox died on Octo CONTINUE THE STORY. When revolution calls, the young, spirited and inexperienced, rise to greatness.

When war broke out, Henry Knox abandoned his book shop to looters and snuck out of Boston to join the militia, his new bride riding beside him with his sword sewn inside her cape. He was just Henry Knox: A Soldier of the Revolution, Major-General in the Continental Army and Washington's Chief of Artillery (Cosimo Classics Biography) Hardcover – November 1, by Noah Brooks (Author) › Visit Amazon's Noah Brooks Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. 5/5(1). Henry Knox Book Company New Harwinton Rd, Torrington, CT USA Directions to Henry Knox Book Company. We specialize in early American History, as well as foreign Archeology. In we decided the world needed at least one more bookshop so here we are, a small independent bookstore located in the Old Pin Shops Oakville, CT.

Knox opened the London Book-Store in He was an immediate success. In Septemberhe moved to a new, larger location, where he continued to thrive, selling books, magazines, and sidelines.

Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution by Puls, Mark () Paperback on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers/5(57). General Henry Knox painted by Charles Wilson Peale Public domain image.

Henry Knox was born on J in Boston Massachusetts. When Henry was a boy, his father left the family to go work in the West Indies because of their financial issues. He died there inleaving Henry to grow up fatherless. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Henry Knox: Bookseller, Soldier, Patriot by Anita Silvey, Wendell Minor | at Barnes & Noble.

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Throughout this period, he had an interest in the military, which influenced. Henry Knox (–) served as Secretary of War under President George Washington and as a Major-General during the American Revolution.

Born in Boston, he left school at age 11 to clerk in a bookstore—he owned his own book shop by the time the Revolution broke out in 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; American men of energy: Author: Noah Brooks: Publisher: G.

Putnam's sons, Original from: the University of Michigan 5/5(1). Mark Puls delivers a compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general who played a key role in all of George Washington's battles.

During the Siege of Boston, Henry Knox's amazing mile transport of forty nine cannons from Ticonderoga saved the city. Building upon his talent for logistics, Knox engineered Washington's famous Christmas night passage to safety across 5/5(2).

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 owe the men and women of the Founding : Mark Puls.

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Joined Ap “The Noble Train of Artillery” by Tom Lovell. Reproduced with permission of the Dixon Ticonderoga Company.

The best-known scene of Col. Henry Knox’s train of artillery in the winter of is Tom Lovell’s painting The Noble Train of shows a caravan of ox-drawn artillery that the Continental Army moved from the recently conquered Fort Ticonderoga in Author: Derek W.

Beck. Henry Knox was in Boston, and he had long dreamt about cannons. At pounds, Knox was something of a cannonball himself. Henry was a convivial man, throwing his girth into the frenzy of militia mustering days and Guy Fawkes parades, and despite his weight, he was brawny enough to hold up a wagon when it lost a wheel during one of the revelries.

Henry Knox (J Octo ) was a military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, and also served as the first United States Secretary of War from Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, he owned and operated a bookstore there, cultivating an.

Henry Knox was a Revolutionary War general whose efforts to build a robust American militia were paramount to the colonies’ victory against Britain, as well as the development of the early Republic’s armed forces.

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.

Henry Knox: Self-made Man, Patriot and Entrepreneur from the General Henry Knox Museum- A short biography of the man from a museum dedicated to him in Thomaston, Maine. Henry Knox in the Balance from the blog Boston This article critiques the tendency to assume that Henry Knox was always an ardent Patriot or “Whig”.

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Their correspondence was one of wit and intellect, spanning the crucial years of the 10/ It was “almost a miracle that people with heavy loads should be able to get up and down such hills,” Knox said.

A terse piece of paper is one of the surviving traces of Knox’s passage: “Received of Henry Knox 18 shillings of lawful money for carrying a cannon weighing pounds from this town to Westfield, being 11 miles. Solomon Brown.

InBoston bookseller Henry Knox married Lucy Waldo Flucker, the daughter of a prominent Tory family. Although Lucy’s father was the third-ranking colonial official in Massachusetts, the couple joined the American cause after the Battles of Lexington and Concord and fled British-occupied Boston.

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Biography. Henry Knox Sherrill was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Henry Williams and Maria (Prue) Knox Mills Sherrill. His father died when he was ten-years-old, and his mother raised him to be religiously observant.

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