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Henry Knox and the Revolutionary War trail in Western Massachusetts

Auteur : Bernard A Drew
Éditeur: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2012]
Édition/format:   Livre imprimé : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Résumé:
"During the winter of 1776, in one of the most incredible logistical feats of the Revolutionary War, Henry Knox and his teamsters transported cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston to help drive British forces from the city. This history documents Knox's precise route and chronicles the evolution of an ordinary Indian path into a a war road"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/forme: History
Personne nommée: Henry Knox; Henry Knox
Type de document: Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs: Bernard A Drew
ISBN: 9780786462766 0786462760
Numéro OCLC: 757461955
Description: ix, 338 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contenu: English fur traders, 1600s --
King Philip's War, 1670s --
Dutch fur traders, 1700s --
The great road --
Housatonic River Valley settled, 1730s and 1740s --
Seven Years War, I: Fort Saint-Frederic (Crown Point) Campaign, 1755 --
Yorkers at odds --
Seven Years War, II: Fort Carillon (Ticonderoga) Expedition and Canada Reduction Campaign, 1758-1760 --
Roads less traveled --
Compass and chain --
Open rebellion, 1774-1783 --
War of Independence, I: Henry Knox, 1775-1776 --
War of Independence, II: John Burgoyne, 1777 --
Toward war's end, 1777-1789 --
Knox trail for the automobile age, 1920s --
Re-enactors, 1942-2008 --
Roads scholars: search for the true Knox trail, 2010.
Responsabilité: Bernard A. Drew.
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"During the winter of 1776, in one of the most incredible logistical feats of the Revolutionary War, Henry Knox and his teamsters transported cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston to help drive British forces from the city. This history documents Knox's precise route and chronicles the evolution of an ordinary Indian path into a a war road"--Provided by publisher.

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