Henry Knox was the Secretary of War and was also the chief artillery officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Henry Knox was the first to be trusted with the infant army and the navy.
Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox
General Henry Knox Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) Date: 1778 Medium: Watercolor on ivory (miniature)
minutemanworld: “ This is George Washington's Order of Cincinattus medal. The Order of Cincinattus was started in May 1783 by Major General Henry Knox and was meant to be an organization for officers...