Henry Knox

  • American

American Revolutionary War hero - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Major General, Commander of the Artillery Continental Army

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Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Significant name John Chapman House New Hope
Significant name Knox Headquarters New Windsor
Significant name Plukemin Continental Artillery Cantonment Site Washington Camp Ground
Significant name Jacobus Vanderveer House Pluckemin
1770/03/05 British Regulars shoot American colonist, killing five and injuring six, in front of the old State House Witness Old State House Boston Boston Massacre
1770/03/05 British Regulars shoot American colonist, killing five and injuring six, in front of the old State House Witness Old State House Boston American Revolution - From Protest to Revolt
1775/06/17 American colonists battle British military forces American Commander Bunker Hill Monument Boston The Battle of Bunker Hill
1775/06/17 American colonists battle British military forces American Commander Bunker Hill Monument Boston 1775 American Revolution - The War Begins
1775/11/00 George Washington consults Henry Knox on where to obtain artillery Expedition Leader Noble Train of Artillery
1775/12/00 Henry Knox arrives at Fort Ticonderoga to bring cannons to Boston Expedition Leader Fort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga Noble Train of Artillery
1776/01/00 Knox Expedition drag cannons from Fort Ticonderoga in New York through Roxbury to Cambridge, Massachusetts. Expedition Leader John Eliot Square District Boston Noble Train of Artillery
1776/01/25 Henry Knox arrives in Boston with cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, used to fortify Dorchester Heights. Expedition Leader Dorchester Heights National Historic Site Boston Noble Train of Artillery
1776/01/25 Henry Knox arrives in Boston with cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, used to fortify Dorchester Heights. Expedition Leader Dorchester Heights National Historic Site Boston Siege of Boston
1777/09/11 American Revolution Battle between the troops of George Washington and the British troops of William Howe American Commander Brandywine Battlefield Chadds Ford Battle of Brandywine
1780/09/29 Board of Senior Officers find Andre guilty of being behind American lines "under a feigned name and in a disguised habit" and order that he "ought to be considered as a Spy from the enemy ... it is their opinion, he ought to suffer death." Board of Inquiry Capture of Major Andre
1783/12/04 With Knox at his side, GW says farewell to his officers, "with a heart full of love and gratitude, I now take leave of you. I most devoutly wish that your latter days may be as prosperous and happy as your former ones have been glorious and honorable." American Commander Fraunces Tavern New York City 1781 American Revolution - After Yorktown
1790/07/10 George Washington and his cabinet (Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Henry Knox, and Alexander Hamilton) dine at the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Visitor Morris-Jumel Mansion New York City
1793/11/30 Washington meets with his cabinet (Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, Henry Knox and Edmund Randolph) in Isaac Franks' house four times between November 16 and 30, 1793. Secretary of War Germantown 'White House' Philadelphia 1793 Yellow Fever Epidemic
1794/00/00 Henry Knox builds his mansion, Montpelier (demolished), in Thomaston, Maine 1793-1794. Home The General Henry Knox Museum Thomaston
1794/00/00 Henry Knox builds his mansion, Montpelier (demolished), in Thomaston, Maine 1793-1794. Home Thomaston Historic District Thomaston
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