Henry Knox and the Revolutionary War Trail in Western Massachusetts

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During the winter of 1776, in one of the most incredible logistical feats of the Revolutionary War, Henry Knox and his teamsters transported cannons from Fort Ticonderoga through the sparsely populated Berkshires to Boston to help drive British forces from the city. This history documents Knox's precise route--dubbed the Henry Knox Trail--and chronicles the evolution of an ordinary Indian path into a fur corridor, a settlement trail, and eventually a war road. In the process, it reveals the deeper story of the colonial ...

Henry Knox and the Revolutionary War Trail in Western Massachusetts 2012, McFarland & Co Inc, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786462766

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