Henry Knox (July 25, 1750 – October 25, 1806) was a military officer of the Continental Army and later the United States Army, and also served as the first United States Secretary of War.

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: Major General Henry Knox

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox

From an asthmatic Quaker to a notorious traitor, learn about six amateur soldiers who were among the lesser-known heroes of the American Revolution.

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox: Major General Henry Knox

Washington's Artilleryman: Major General Henry Knox

Learn about Henry Know, who went from bookseller at the beginning of the American Revolution to serving as the United States' first secretary of war.

Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox (Paperback) (Phillip Hamilton)

Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox (Paperback) (Phillip Hamilton)

"General Henry Knox" by Charles Willson Peale (1778) at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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...

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...

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