Knox Press

John Haslet’s World: An Ardent Patriot, the Delaware Blues, and the Spirit of 1776

Publication Date: 11/03/2020

Follow along on the journey of Delaware’s Revolutionary War hero, John Haslet, and the legendary regiment he commanded during the 1776 campaign of George Washington’s army. This is the story of Colonel John Haslet, an Irish immigrant to the American colonies who made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for his…

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Alamo of the Revolution: Benedict Arnold and the Massacre at Fort Griswold

Publication Date: 10/27/2020

Before the British surrendered at Yorktown, Benedict Arnold led 1,800 British troops on a punitive expedition to destroy the American privateer base in New London. The result was a bloody assault by the British on Fort Griswold and the near massacre of its defenders. In July of 1781, an American…

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Ten Crucial Days: Washington’s Vision for Victory Unfolds

Publication Date: 09/15/2020

While the American Revolution seemed on the verge of defeat on December 25, 1776, George Washington had assessed the weaknesses and strengths of his situation, and while steadfastly focusing on ultimate victory, reacted to the complex situation and developments over the next ten days to turn the psychological, if not…

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Johann Ewald: Jaeger Commander

Publication Date: 09/15/2020

Johann Ewald began as a commoner in one of the states of the Holy Roman Empire who rose above the constraints of his time. As a soldier he fought in all of the great conflict of the latter eighteenth century, the Seven Years’ War, the American War of Independence and…

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Submarines, Secrets and a Daring Rescue (American Revolutionary War Adventures Book 2)

Publication Date: 08/25/2020

Twin teenage boys go on an adventure when they have to operate the American Turtle submarines, a secret invention financed by General George Washington to give the Continentals an upper hand in the fight for liberty. To George Washington they are patriots. To loyalists they are traitors. To their older…

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Patriots, Redcoats and Spies (American Revolutionary War Adventures Book 1)

Publication Date: 08/25/2020

Twin teenage boys go on an adventure when they discover their father has a secret message to get to General George Washington, but after being shot by two Redcoats he now has only one hope of getting that message delivered—his twin boys! The year—1777 The war—the American Revolution The secret…

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The Drum of Destiny: Gabriel Cooper & the Road to Revolution

Publication Date: 08/11/2020

A discarded drum and a dream, at the dawn of the American Revolution. Twelve-year-old orphan, Gabriel Cooper, dodges Tories, overcomes sickness and the perils of a patriot, as he journeys from New York to Boston along the Post Road, to join the fight for freedom. Accessible and exciting, The Drum…

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The Cannon of Courage: Gabriel Cooper & the Noble Train of Artillery

Publication Date: 08/11/2020

From Chris Stevenson, author of The Drum of Destiny, comes Gabriel Cooper’s next Revolutionary War adventure. Middle-grade historical fiction at its best, Gabriel Cooper is the Johnny Tremain for a new generation. As the Winter of 1775 approaches, the British have taken up residence in Boston. The fledgling Continental Army…

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Revolutionary Princeton 1774-1783: The Biography of an American Town in the Heart of a Civil War

Publication Date: 07/28/2020

Discover how eighteenth-century Princeton and its residents—including two signers of the Declaration of Independence—contributed to and were affected by the American Revolution. The battles of Trenton and Princeton have been the subject of several recent books, but this story complements them by expanding the story to include the many experiences…

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Braided in Fire: Black GIs and Tuscan Villagers on the Gothic Line 1944

Publication Date: 06/30/2020

BRAIDED IN FIRE is the stirring author’s search to understand the drama that unfolded between the Italian peasants and African-American infantrymen of the 366th Infantry Regiment, - attached to the celebrated "Buffalo Division, 92nd Infantry"- whose lives were lost, or changed irrevocably by a village battle in Tuscany during the…

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