Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution
Mark Puls

New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008. Book Club As new in dust jacket. Hardcover. 282 pp. with bibliography, index. BCE. Biography of American Revolutionary commander Henry Knox, Knox, one the least written about major American military leaders of the War for Independence, played a key role in virtually all of George Washington's battles, from the Seige of Boston (leading up to which he and his men miraculously transported the artillery captured from the British at Ticonderoga 300 miles to the hills above Boston in the dead of winter), to the famed Christmas night crossing of the Delaware to capture Trenton all the way to the success of his tactical artillery units at Yorktown. After the War, he was a stong advocate of the new Constitution and was President Washington's first Secretary of War. (Historians humorously note that he was the only man in the Continental Army that Washington "looked up to"; the 6' 2" Wwashington was a couple of inches shorter , and many pounds lighter, than Knox.) As New Hardcover 9781403984272 (Item ID: E19889+)


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