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Henry Knox : visionary general of the American Revolution

Author: Mark Puls
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Book Club edView all editions and formats
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"In Henry Knox, Mark Puls delivers a compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general who played a key role in all of George Washington's battles. In the Siege of Boston, Knox's amazing 300-mile transport of 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga saved the city. Building upon his talent for logistics, Knox engineered Washington's famous Christmas night passage to safety across the Delaware River. Puls demonstrates the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Puls, Mark, 1963-
Henry Knox.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608127368
Online version:
Puls, Mark, 1963-
Henry Knox.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(OCoLC)608475146
Named Person: Henry Knox; Henry Knox; Henry Knox
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Puls
ISBN: 9781403984272 1403984271
OCLC Number: 1199936372
Description: 282 p. ; 24 cm.
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 Henry Knox, Mark Puls delivers a compelling portrait of the Revolutionary War general who played a key role in all of George Washington's battles. In the Siege of Boston, Knox's amazing 300-mile transport of 59 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga saved the city. Building upon his talent for logistics, Knox engineered Washington's famous Christmas night passage to safety across the Delaware River. Puls demonstrates the centrality of Knox's contributions throughout the war, up to the tactical success of his artillery units that made the final victory at Yorktown possible." "In the postwar years, as the fledgling country was in desperate need of strong leadership, Knox employed the signature organizational skills that had earned him Washington's admiration during the war. Knox became a major advocate of the U.S. Constitution and he served the nation well as the first Secretary of War. He championed both the formation of the U.S. Navy and the founding of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Knox's relentless pursuit of an effective defense of America shaped our military strategy today."--BOOK JACKET.

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