Knox, Henry


Knox, Henry
(1750-1806)
   American general, in Revolutionary War.
   Index: Dr Commissioner on American side for exchange of prisoners, 208.
   Bib.: Drake, Life and Correspondence of Henry Knox.

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  • Knox,Henry — Knox (nŏks), Henry. 1750 1806. American Revolutionary soldier who transported 55 captured British cannon from Fort Ticonderoga, New York, to Boston, where George Washington used them to force the British to evacuate the city (1776). * * * …   Universalium

  • Knox, Henry — born July 25, 1750, Boston, Mass. died Oct. 25, 1806, Thomaston, Maine, U.S. American Revolutionary officer. Active in the colonial militia, he joined the Continental Army and was sent by George Washington to transport British artillery captured… …   Universalium

  • Knox, Henry — (25 jul. 1750, Boston, Mass. EE.UU.–25 oct. 1806, Thomaston, Maine). Oficial de la guerra de independencia de los EE.UU. Perteneció a la milicia colonial y se incorporó al Ejército continental; George Washington lo envió a transportar piezas de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Knox, Henry County, Indiana — Infobox Settlement official name = Knox settlement type = Town motto = imagesize = image caption = mapsize = map caption = mapsize1 = map caption1 = image dot dot mapsize = dot map caption = dot x = dot y = pushpin pushpin label position =… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Knox — Naissance 25 juillet 1750 Boston Décès 25 octobre 1806 (à 56 ans) Thomaston …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Knox — is a Scottish surname that comes from the Scots Gaelic, Knock , meaning hillock or hump.Arguably, the most famous Knoxes are Presbyterian reformer John Knox, and United States Army post Fort Knox, but the name has come to be identified with many… …   Wikipedia

  • Henry Daniell — Nombre real Charles Henry Daniel Nacimiento 5 de marzo de 1894 Barnes, Inglaterra, Reino Unido Fallecimiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Knox — Knox, John * * * (as used in expressions) D Arcy, William Knox Fort Knox Knox, Henry Knox, John Knox, Philander Chase Polk, James K(nox) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Knox — /noks/, n. 1. (William) Frank(lin), 1874 1944, U.S. publisher and government official. 2. Henry, 1750 1806, American Revolutionary general: 1st U.S. secretary of war 1785 94. 3. John, c1510 72, Scottish religious reformer and historian. 4.… …   Universalium

  • Knox, Fort — ▪ fort, Kentucky, United States  major U.S. military reservation in Meade, Hardin, and Bullitt counties, northern Kentucky, U.S. It lies 30 miles (48 km) southwest of Louisville and occupies an area of 172 square miles (445 square km).… …   Universalium