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Henry Knox : visionary general of the American Revolution

Author: Mark Puls
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Here is a℗¡compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general whose skills as an engineer and artilleryman played a key role in all of George Washington's battles including the Siege of Boston (where his use of cannons at Dorchester Heights won back the city) and the Battle of Trenton (where he was in charge of Washington's crossing of the Delaware River). Knox became an major advocate of the U.S. Constitution and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Puls, Mark, 1963-
Henry Knox.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2007037222
(OCoLC)166373770
Named Person: Henry Knox; Henry Knox; Henry Knox
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Puls
ISBN: 9780230611429 0230611427
OCLC Number: 237128782
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (282 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Love and War --
Ticonderoga --
Ragamuffins --
Delaware Crossing --
The Battle for Philadelphia --
Turning of the Tide --
Fortitude --
Yorktown and Surrender --
Confederation Secretary --
Illusive Bubbles --
Soldier's Home --
Atoms upon This Atom --
Epilogue: Legacy.
Responsibility: by Mark Puls.
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In this compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general whose skills as an engineer and artilleryman played a key role in all of George Washington's battles Mark Puls breathes new life into the  Read more...

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'Mark Puls gives us an action-packed account of Knox's life in uniform and in government service and provides a fitting portrait of one of America's greatest leaders. Truly this was an amazing man - Read more...

 
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