Fort Ticonderoga's captured cannons gave American rebels a chance to seize Boston

Kirschbaum, Joseph W.; Resney, Autum
December 2002
Military History;Dec2002, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p24
Provides a history of the capture of Boston, Massachusetts, which was under the British rule, by the Continental Army on March 17, 1776. Procurement of cannons by Henry Knox, artillery chief of the Continental Army; Transport of the cannons; Exchange of fire between the Continental artillery and the guns of Major General William Howe of Great Britain.


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