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Major-General Henry Knox

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Published in [n.p .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.K74 C2
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23416909M
    LC Control Number13018988

    Henry Knox, Secretary of War, to Major General Arthur St. Clair Description: Knox instructs St. Clair regarding the government's Native American policies in the territory northwest of the Ohio River and the forthcoming campaign against the hostile Native American tribes in the area. Tag: General Henry Knox The Long Stressful July of By the summer of , the Revolutionary War had inflicted stress on the colonists, the Continental Army, the British, and the governmental bodies of America, Canada, and Britain. Knox had placed the artillery in fine strategic position. After the surrender of Cornwallis on Octo , Knox was advanced to major-general, an honor well earned. In , Knox was stationed at West Point and remained there with the troops until the agreement was made for .


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Major-General Henry Knox by James Wall Schureman Campbell Download PDF EPUB FB2

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, Esqr., major general of the artillery in the American Army 1 print: etching. | Print shows Henry Knox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval.

Contributor: Norman, John. Henry Knox was born on 25 July Major-General Henry Knox book Boston, Massachusetts, to Scotch-Irish parents of humble origin. InKnox’s father, a shipbuilder by trade, died in the West Indies, leaving his wife and ten children without financial support.

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TBD - March Regular Communication - pm at GL - Guest Lecture. TBD - 69th Annual Table Lodge - pm at GL - Open on 1st Degree. 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). MG Henry Knox Lodge, Boston, Massachusetts. K likes. Military Lodge located in Boston Ma. named for Major General Henry Knox. Charter signed aboard the USS Constitution in Contact us for /5(16).

Upcoming Schedule. 1/ 22/20 - Regular Communication - pm at GL - Open on 3rd Degree 2/ 15/20 - Ladies Night Wine Tasting - TBD pm at GL - Open to Public 2/26 /20 - Regular Communication - pm at GL - FC Degree Work.

TBD - March Regular Communication - pm at GL - Guest Lecture TBD - 69th Annual Table Lodge - pm at GL - Open on 1st Degree. 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, 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). After a few years of hard work and dedication, Knox had worked himself up to Major General Henry Knox on Ma He was the Continental Army’s youngest Major General.

He served as a Major General Knox in the Continental Army until the end of the war. Final Years. On March 8,he was appointed Secretary of War. He served there. Major General Henry Knox's formidable artillery regiment continued to exhibit skill, precision, and valor through all the major battles in the North.

After the Revolution, Knox was appointed first secretary of war under the Constitution, drew up plans for the military academy at West Point, and was founder of the Society of the Cincinnati.

The honle. Henry Knox, Esqr., major general of the artillery in the American Army / J. Norman sc. Summary Print shows Henry Knox, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing slightly right, in oval.

Contributor Names Norman, John, ?, etcher. The Society of the Cincinnati was founded by General Henry Knox and other leading Continental Army officers in May George Washington served as the Society’s first president from to his death in Henry Knox served as its first secretary.

Henry Knox book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. First Secretary Of War Under The Constitution, Founder Of The Society Of The Ci 3/5(1). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Henry Knox: A Soldier Of The Revolution, Major-General In The Continental Army And Washington's Chief Of Artillery [Brooks, Noah] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Henry Knox: A Soldier Of The Revolution, Major-General In The Continental Army And Washington's Chief Of Artillery5/5(1).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Griffiths, Thomas Morgan. Major General Henry Knox and the last heirs to Montpelier. Monmouth, Me., Monmouth Press, To reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID) in New York City, all NYPL locations are temporarily closed until further notice.

Biography Early life and career. He was born in Thomaston, Maine to Ebenezer Thatcher and Lucy Flucker Knox, the daughter of Major General Henry ted to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point inThatcher was absent on sick leave for most of the first year and resigned in April He then received an appointment as a midshipman in the Navy on 4 March Born:Thomaston, Maine.

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.

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.

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, ),   OctoKnox was advanced to Major-General. At Novem – Knox’s reward was the second star, making him, at 31, the youngest Major General in the army.

December – Knox succeed Washington as Commander in Chief. Book. Pages Liked by This Page. Massachusetts Freemasonry. USS Constitution. Recent Post by Page. MG Henry Knox Lodge. October 21 at AM. Major General Henry Knox Lodge has ties to "Old Ironsides" for many years including when she was built.

Visit us and find out. Henry Knox's wastebook, 22 July Apr. This volume contains a list of daily transactions and expenditures from Henry Knox's "London Bookstore" in Boston. Available on the Henry Knox bookseller papers microfilm, P, 1 reel.

General Henry Knox (, US Secretary of State for War from to ) played a key role in the American Revolutionary War. During the Siege of Boston he had a brilliant idea that manifested into the perilous journey of his noble train of artillery. Elizabeth Jones explains.

Henry Knox: Major-General and First Secretary at War Henry Knox was an average man who through hard work and passion became a historical icon of war. Born in Boston inhe and his parents William and Mary Knox struggled in poverty.

While attending Boston Latin Grammar School inHenry’s father William passed away. 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. He became active in the colonial militia. Charles S. Hall, Life and Letters of Samuel Holden Parsons Major General in the Continental Army and Chief Judge of the Southwestern Territory (Binghamton, NY: Otseningo Publishing Co., ).

Henry Knox Mark Puls, Henry Knox: Visionary General of the American Revolution (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ).

Louis L. DuportailAuthor: Gene Procknow. Lucy Knox died Jat the age of 68, having outlived her husband by 18 years. An award for patriotism in Henry Knox’s name is presented yearly in Thomaston on his birthday, J and then once more the beat of marching feet is heard, bugles blow, and the Paul Revere bell peals.

Lucy is remembered only in an inscription on her. Major General Henry Knox Lodge Remembers its Namesake. Massachusetts' only military Lodge, Major General Henry Knox Lodge, along with the Aleppo Temple Minutemen were in South Boston in March for the dedication of General Knox square on the 15th, and two days later for Evacuation Day ceremonies on Dorchester Heights.

Full text of "Major-General Henry Knox;" See other formats ^^^7 /Vd LIBRARY OF CONGRESS A E K74 C2 Copy 1 — BY — J. ^?V. Campbell, Esq, For a hundred years and more at every banquet this state society of the Cincinnati has with becoming reverence toasted the memory of the first president-general, his excel- lency George Washington.

Reprint of portrait of Major General Henry Knox, By Charles Peale Polk () Copy after Charles Wilson Peale, circaNational Portrait Gallery, NPG, Smithsonian Institution In the Service of His Country. Major General Henry Knox Henry Knox was a major force in the outcome of our nation's War for Independence and in the formation of our government.

He served as the head of the Artillery for the Continental Army and as a trusted advisor to General George Washington. Montpelier, General Henry Knox Museum - a replica of the home of the first U.S. Secretary of War, Major General Henry Knox The General Henry Knox Museum is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to celebrating the life and home of General Knox and his family, and.

Henry Knox was born on J in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son to William and Mary Campbell Knox. His parents were both pioneers from Northern Ireland.

Henry was the seventh of ten children. William Knox was a shipmaster that traded amon. Maj. Gen. Henry B. Stelling Jr. is Vice Commander of the Electronic Systems Division, Air Force Systems Command, with headquarters at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. General Stelling was born in South San Francisco in He graduated from Balboa High.

Henry Knox Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Henry Knox was an American military officer who served in the Continental Army and later in the US on Jhe became United States Secretary of War serving from to Before entering into the military, Knox ran a bookstore.

Throughout this period, he had an interest in the military, which influenced his decision to join a. Full text of "Life and correspondence of Henry Knox: major-general in the American Revolutionary Army" See other formats.

The General Henry Knox I am referring to was born in in Boston and died in Thomaston, Knox co. Maine. I believe that his parents were William Knox and Mary Campbell. I need to know his siblings as my connection is to one of them but don't have any names. Thanks. Knox Hall at Fort Sill, Oklahoma, home of the United States Army Field Artillery School, is named in his honor, as is an annual award recognizing the performance of United States artillery batteries.

The Major General Nathanael Greene class large coastal tug USAV Major General Henry Knox (LT) is named in honor of Knox.General Henry Knox. Passengers on the Rockland division of the Maine Central Railroad, passing through the quaint little hamlet of Thomaston, may observe on the brick wall of the railroad station, a tablet, bearing an inscription to the effect that this structure was built by General Knox in   Unending Passions: The Knox Letters, by Pamela Murrow, is a remarkable collection of never before transcribed personal letters between Revolutionary War Major General Henry Knox and his wife Lucy Flucker se the book for $ at.

Knox married Lucy Flucker, a charming young girl from a staunch Tory family.