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Congress Officially Created the U.S. Military


Henry Knox, Secretary of War

Henry Knox, Secretary of War, read Washington's letter to Congress

CREDIT: Brumidi, Constantino, artist. Portrait of Henry Knox, Secretary of War, 1904. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number LC-D43-T01-9885 DLC.

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