Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American Revolution
In the bitter winter of 1775-76, Colonel Henry Knox and his younger brother Will, both of the Continental Army, become frustrated with the British blockade of Boston and decide to attempt to move 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga, over 300 miles of mountainous wilderness, to defend the besieged city.
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Review: Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American RevolutionUser Review - DoriAnn Haskins - Goodreads
I got this for my 8yo to read as we're learning about the revolution, but it's a story that I wasn't familiar with either, and I really enjoyed it. Though it is an easy enough read for a 3rd grader ... Read full review
Review: Guns for General Washington: A Story of the American RevolutionUser Review - Miss Amanda - Goodreads
gr 4-7 98 pgs 1775 journey from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston. Guns are needed to defend Boston. 19 year old Will and his brother Colonel Knox must move 183 cannons all the way from Fort Ticonderoga to Boston. Along the way, they must overcome may dangers and challenges. Read full review