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6 edition of Henry Knox found in the catalog.

Henry Knox

bookseller, soldier, patriot

by Anita Silvey

  • 203 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Clarion Books in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Knox, Henry, -- 1750-1806 -- Juvenile literature,
  • Generals -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Artillery operations -- Juvenile literature,
  • Boston (Mass.) -- History -- Siege, 1775-1776 -- Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Anita Silvey ; pictures by Wendell Minor.
    GenreJuvenile literature, Biography
    ContributionsMinor, Wendell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE207.K74 S56 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23936266M
    ISBN 109780618274857
    LC Control Number2009045353
    OCLC/WorldCa461896007

    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 in , Colonel 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”.

      Contact information, map and directions, contact form, opening hours, services, ratings, photos, videos and announcements from Henry Knox Book Company, Book Location: Danbury Rd, New Milford, , CT. Slow going book told in letters between Revolutionary War hero Major General Henry Knox and his young wife Lucy. These letters are different than the letters of John and Abigail Adams. Knox was a soldier, on the battlefield, shoulder to shoulder with 3/5.


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Henry Knox Book Company. View Our Specialties We Buy Books. Ma ctbookbarn Blog. Book Review: Wicca: What’s the Real Deal. Breaking Through the Misconceptions by Dayna Winters, Patricia Gardner and Angela Kaufman. I finished reading this book over the last few days, and I was impressed with its authors depth and honest belief in.

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 generation/5(65).

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.

A hearty eater, dapper dresser, bookseller to Loyalists and Patriots alike,and married into a staunch Loyalist family, Henry Knox may seem an unlikely his fascination with warfare and strategy and his support of the Patriot cause prepared him to do what no one else thought was possible: transport heavy artillery from Fort Ticonderoga, up and down snow /5(8).

Very good book detailing the extraordinary accomplishments of Henry Knox. While most people know who Henry Knox was, very few realize the scope and importance of his service in revolutionary America. It is hard to imagine that the Revolution could have been successful without his contributions/5.

The Untold Story of Henry Knox: The Man Who Saved Boston (What You Didn't Know About the American Revolution) Paperback – January 1, by Danny Kravitz (Author) › Visit Amazon's Danny Kravitz Page. 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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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 generation/5(11).

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. 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.Henry Knox Book Company.

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