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Knox, Henry (1750-1806) to Benjamin Lincoln

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00888 Author/Creator: Knox, Henry (1750-1806) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Manuscript letter Date: 13 February 1781 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Later copy. Discusses the status of troops throughout the New England states and a victory at Cowpens, South Carolina.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806.
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Revolutionary War General, Military History, Continental Army, Battle

Sub Era: The War for Independence