Henry Knox was one of the most able men in the US Army during the revolution. He was a bookseller who trained himself on military topics. He led the greatest logistics expedition of the war when he transported 60 ton of cannon from Ft Ticonderoga to Boston in mid winter, with no roads and few men. The cannon caused the British to leave Boston. He organized Washington's x-mas assualt on Trenton, crossing the river at night withoug a single loss. Later, he formed West Point and Annapolis…

Henry Knox was one of the most able men in the US Army during the revolution. He was a bookseller who trained himself on military topics. He led the greatest logistics expedition of the war when he transported 60 ton of cannon from Ft Ticonderoga to Boston in mid winter, with no roads and few men. The cannon caused the British to leave Boston. He organized Washington's x-mas assualt on Trenton, crossing the river at night withoug a single loss. Later, he formed West Point and Annapolis…

Reading '1776' by David McCullough. I never knew what an important hero of the American Revolution Henry Knox was.

Reading '1776' by David McCullough. I never knew what an important hero of the American Revolution Henry Knox was.

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox: Major General Henry Knox

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox: Major General Henry Knox

Henry Knox: Self-made Man, Patriot and Entrepreneur    Henry Knox was an ordinary man who rose to face extraordinary circumstances. He was born into poverty in Boston in 1750. He left Boston Latin Grammar School at a young age to apprentice to a bookbinder, helping to support his widowed mother and younger brother. He eventually worked his way to opening his own bookshop in Boston at the age of 21, little suspecting the important role that he would play in the birth of our nation.

Henry Knox: Self-made Man, Patriot and Entrepreneur Henry Knox was an ordinary man who rose to face extraordinary circumstances. He was born into poverty in Boston in 1750. He left Boston Latin Grammar School at a young age to apprentice to a bookbinder, helping to support his widowed mother and younger brother. He eventually worked his way to opening his own bookshop in Boston at the age of 21, little suspecting the important role that he would play in the birth of our nation.

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox: Major General Henry Knox

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox

150 Nice, Beautiful, And Cute Baby Boy Names With Meanings

150 Nice, Beautiful, And Cute Boy Names With Meanings

"General Henry Knox" by Charles Willson Peale (1778) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

"General Henry Knox" by Charles Willson Peale (1778) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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General Henry Knox's favorite conveyance.

General Henry Knox's favorite conveyance.

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