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HENRY KNOX joined the Continental Army in 1775 and rose in the ranks to become General Washington's Chief of Artillery. After the war, he returned home to his devoted wife, Lucy Flucker Knox (click here to see her letter to him). Knox corresponded with many of the era's most important figures, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John and John Q. Adams, John Hancock, and Thomas Paine. This letter provides an intimate and detailed account of the siege of Yorktown, a turning point in the Revolutionary War. Get transcript

Plan of the Investment and Attack of York in Virginia (GLC 04760.02)

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