Guns for General Washington

Guns for General Washington

by Seymour Reit

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A Story of the American Revolution.

"For the British rulers, this moment was the beginning of the end. For the American patriots, it was the end of the beginning."

Nineteen-year-old Will Knox is frustrated with life in General Washington's army. The men have been under siege for months, and now fighting is at a standstill because of the bitter winter cold. Even worse, the Americans have no artillery to defend themselves against the British navy. But Will's brother, Henry, devised a daring plan: They will trek across three hundred miles of dangerous mountain wilderness to bring 183 cannons from Fort Ticonderoga back to Boston. General Washington's officers say the journey is impossible. But as rumors of a British offensive fly, Will and Henry spur on the men who have bravely joined them, hopping to arrive in Boston in time to win the battle for the American

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Publisher: Harcourt, Inc.
ISBN: 9780152164355
Edition: 2001
Product: IN350
Format: Paperback
Size: 4.375" x 7"
Pages: 146

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