First American Revolution
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Henry Knox was one of the most able men in the US Army during the revolution. He was a bookseller who trained himself on military topics. He led the greatest logistics expedition of the war when he transported 60 ton of cannon from Ft Ticonderoga to Boston in mid winter, with no roads and few men. The cannon caused the British to leave Boston. He organized Washington's x-mas assualt on Trenton, crossing the river at night withoug a single loss. Later, he formed West Point and Annapolis acade...
On 21st June 1779 Spain entered the American War of Indepedence on the side of the rebels. Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid, Viscount of Galveston and Count of Gálvez , The Governor of Louisiana led the Spanish forces against the British in Florida, The Lower Mississippi Valley and Bahamas with great success
King's Mountain by Dan Nance
Ferguson threatened the mountaineer militias to desist their opposition to the British or he would "march his army over the mountains, hang their leaders, and lay their country to waste with fire and sword." He also called them mongrels. As he would soon find out, such taunts and threats were nothing more than an invitation to his own funeral. (Born Fighting, Jim Webb) Battle of Kings Mountain
The Irish Regiment of Walsh in the French Service being reviewed by Commissioner and later President John Adams during the American Revolutionary War in 1779 prior to their successful encounter with two larger British frigates off the English coast of Farnborough, the most famous naval engagement in the war and in early American naval history.