Henry Knox letter concerning Battle of Monmouth, 1778

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Henry Knox (1750-1806) wrote to his brother concerning the Battle of Monmouth.

Knox was a general in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War and served as U.S. secretary of war from 1789-1794. He moved to Thomaston, district of Maine, where he built a large, lavishly furnished home. He died in Maine.

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  • Title: Henry Knox letter concerning Battle of Monmouth, 1778
  • Creator: Henry Knox
  • Creation Date: 1778-07-03
  • Subject Date: 1778
  • Locations:
    • Monmouth, NJ
    • Thomaston, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 3/, MS00-20.0062
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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