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Life and correspondence of Henry Knox, major-general in the American revolutionary army

Francis S. Drake

Life and correspondence of Henry Knox, major-general in the American revolutionary army

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Published by S.G. Drake in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knox, Henry, -- 1750-1806

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 14621.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination160 p.
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13553637M
    OCLC/WorldCa11006563

    The American Revolutionary War concluded in Knox left for Boston where he had a nice reception. In , the Congress elected Henry Knox as the Secretary of War. He had a similar appointment in the new cabinet of President Washington. Knox played an important role in . 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. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, he owned and operated a bookstore there, cultivating an interest in military history and joining a local artillery company. When the American Revolutionary War. Prior to the beginning of the American Revolution, Knox, a native Bostonian, served in a local artillery unit before returning to his career as a bookseller. At the outbreak of war, however, he enlisted in the Continental Army and quickly befriended General Washington. Observing Knox’s potential as an artillerist, Washington commissioned Knox as Colonel of the Continental.


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Henry Knox (J – Octo ) 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 cal party: Federalist.

Get this from a library. Life and correspondence of Henry Knox: major-general in the American Revolutionary Army. [Francis S Drake]. 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 the Constitution, Founder of the Society of Cincinnati:   A key figure in the American Revolution, Henry Knox was born in Boston on J 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 (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. Born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts, he owned and operated a bookstore there, cultivating an interest Life and correspondence of Henry Knox military history and joining a local artillery.

The DAR Americana Collection explores the life of Revolutionary War General Henry Knox through his letters and other documents and images. The online exhibition features a selection of the materials archived in the Americana Room at DAR Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Marquis de Chastellux, Travels in North America, Yearsquoted in Francis S. Drake, Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox: Major-General in the American Revolutionary Army, (Boston: Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati, ), 3. David McCullough, (New York: Simon & Schuster, ).

Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox: Major-general in the American Revolutionary Army by Francis Drake Call Number: Online - free - HathiTrust Search for More. Get this from a library. Life and correspondence of Henry Knox: major-general in the American Revolutionary Army. [Francis S Drake] -- This volume contains an account of the life of Gen.

Henry Knox, chief artillery officer of the American Revolutionary War. A collection of his correspondence. Knox, Henry Life and correspondence of Henry Knox, major-general in the American revolutionary army by Francis S Drake (Book) A sermon, delivered before the Congregational Society at Thomaston (Maine) November 2, being the Lord's day after the.

InKnox sat on the court-martial of MAJ John André, the British officer who had conspired with American BG Benedict Arnold to gain British control of West Point. Knox further contributed to the patriot cause by placing the artillery for Washington during the victorious siege of Yorktown, and soon after rose to the rank of major general.

-- Letter from Henry Knox to Gen. Washington () "I hope you will not consider yourself as commander in chief of your own house, but be convinced that there is such a thing as equal command" – Lucy Knox, August Early Life.

Henry Knox was born. Author of The town of Roxbury, Indian history for young folks, Tea Leaves, Dictionary Of American Biography V1, Dictionary Of American Biography V2, Life and correspondence of Henry Knox, Major-general in the American Revolutionary Army, Dictionary of American biography, The town of Roxbury, its memorable persons and places, its history and antiquities.

[23]Francis S. Drake, Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox: Major General in The American Revolutionary Army (Boston, ), This and what follows are from a Dec. 28,letter from Knox to his wife describing the crossing and subsequent action at Trenton.

Henry Knox, (born JBoston, Massachusetts [U.S.]—died OctoThomaston, Maine, U.S.), 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. 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.

Judge Marshall also, in his Life of Washington, thus speaks of him; "Throughout the contest of the revolution, this officer had continued at the head of the American artillery, and, from being colonel of a regiment, had been promoted to the rank of major-general.

Life and correspondence of Henry Knox: Major-General in the American Revolutionary Army. Boston: S.G. Drake. OCLC French, Allen (). The Siege of Boston. New York: Macmillan. ISBN OCLC Gage, Thomas (). The correspondence of General Thomas Gage, volume 1. Yale University Press.

ISBN Location: Ticonderoga, Essex County, New York. "Those Who Knew And Loved Him": The General Henry Knox Family Documents in the Americana Collection The DAR Americana Collection explores the life of Revolutionary War General Henry Knox through his letters and other documents and images.

The online exhibition features a selection of the materials archived in the Americana Room at DAR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Free 2-day shipping.

Buy Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox, Major-General in the American Revolutionary Army at nd: Hardpress Publishing. Journal of the American Revolution is the leading source of knowledge about the American Revolution and Founding Era. We feature smart, groundbreaking research and well-written narratives from expert writers.

Our work has been featured by the New York Times, TIME magazine, History Channel, Discovery Channel, Smithsonian, Mental Floss, NPR, and more. Henry Knox was born on J in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the seventh of ten children to William Knox and Mary Knox.

In William Knox a migrant captain died at the age of fifty after suffering financial difficulties. KNOX, HENRY (), American general, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, of Scottish-Irish parentage, on the 25th of July He was prominent in the colonial militia and tried to keep the Boston crowd and the British soldiers from the clash known as the Boston massacre ().

In he opened the “ London Book-Store ” in Boston. Thursday, Janu B00A61U6V6 BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY General Francis Samuel Drake Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox: Major-General in the American Revolutionary Army Ulan Press ⇒ Libro Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox MajorGeneral in the American Revolutionary Army Francis Samuel Drake Books.

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.

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 the Constitution, Founder of the Society of Cincinnati: Henry Knox: General Washington?s General.

New York: Rinehart & Co., Drake, Francis S. Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox, Major General in the Revolutionary Army. Henry Knox was born in to a struggling maritime family in Boston.

His father abandoned the brood when Henry was just nine, but young Knox nevertheless grew up with a craving for knowledge and a knack for reading, especially books in military science, and he secured an apprenticeship in a Boston bookstore.

A timeline of George Washington's military and political career during the American Revolution, Attends meetings in Alexandria, Virginia, which address the growing conflict between the Colonies and Parliament.

Washington co-authors with George Mason the Fairfax County Resolves, which protest the British "Intolerable Acts"--punitive. Life And Correspondence Of Henry Knox: Major-General In The American Revolutionary Army () avg rating — 0 ratings — published — 12 editions/5(7).

Henry Knox (J – Octo ) 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 Henry Knox - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia. Henry Knox >Henry Knox () was a Revolutionary War general, famed as the father >of American army artillery.

Henry Knox was born in Boston, Mass., on J He had to leave school at an early age to support his mother, who had been deserted by his father. Benedict Arnold: Revolutionary Hero (An American Warrior Reconsidered). New York University Press.

ISBN (This book is primarily about Arnold's service on the American side in the Revolution, giving overviews of the periods before the war and after he changes sides.) Knox, Henry ().

Waters, Henry Fitz-Gilbert (ed.). Henry Knox Location: British provinces of New York and. This collection consists of volumes kept by Henry Knox as a bookseller, Revolutionary War officer, and U.S.

secretary of war, with some personal papers. Biographical Sketch. Henry Knox () was a bookseller, Revolutionary War officer, and secretary of war from Drake, Francis S. Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox, Major General in the Revolutionary Army.

Boston: S. Drake, Lonergan, Thomas J. Henry Knox: George Washington's Confidant, General of Artillery, and America's First Secretary of War. 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). Papers of Nathanael Greene (), Revolutionary War general, include reports, requisitions, and correspondence pertaining to the quartermaster department of the Continental Army while Greene was quartermaster general, ; papers concerning the war in South Carolina and Georgia during Greene's term as commander of the troops in the.Henry Knox in the Washington Administration, by James Harvy Young, From the earlier Gilbert Stuart painting.

After Yorktown, Knox was promoted to major he was given command of the post at West Point. In he was one of the founders of the Society of the Cincinnati, and led the American forces into New York City as the British ds: Chief of Artillery.Henry Knox (J - Octo ) was the first United States Secretary of War.

When the American Revolutionary War broke out inhe befriended General Washington, and quickly rose to become the chief artillery officer of the Continental.