Three days later, benedict arnold led new haven's local militia—the second company governor's foot guard—to the city's powder house, where its supply of emergency gunpowder was stored. September 12, 1990, page 00017 the new york times archives during the american revolution, general arnold served with distinction at ticonderoga, quebec city and saratoga. Benedict arnold was born in norwich, connecticut, on january 14, 1741 a member of the sons of liberty, arnold rose to the rank of general in the continental army during the revolutionary war.
A note first a fagr memorial for captain benedict5 arnold was not found to be included on fagr capt benedict5 is the father of major general benedict6 arnold, not benedict4 arnold that had been listed on fagr following, are citations obtained from the reference incidents in the life and times. Later life benedict arnold (1741-1801) was an early american hero of the revolutionary war (1775-83) who later became one of the most infamous traitors in us history after he switched sides and. Free shipping buy the life and times of benedict arnold: a paper (1901) at walmartcom. Similar items a statement of the case of the narragansett tribe of indians, as shown in the manuscript collection of sir william johnson to which are added a few other important papers illustrating the said case.
Margaret peggy shippen (july 11, 1760 - august 24, 1804) was the second wife of general benedict arnoldshe gained notoriety for being the highest-paid spy in the american revolution. Book digitized by google from the library of harvard university and uploaded to the internet archive by user tpb. If nothing else, analyzing the life of benedict arnold, just as much as studying the life of washington, brings out the complexities and human difficulties during which the new american republic, after incredible human struggles, came into being among the nations of the world.
The life and times of benedict arnold : a paper read before the veteran citizens historical association - ebook written by james newell arnold read this book using google play books app on your pc, android, ios devices. Life and times of benedict arnold are revealed in 2-hour a&e movie by michael kilian | january 9, 2003 every american schoolboy knows that benedict arnold was this country's greatest traitor. Hannah arnold gave birth to her son in this norwich, connecticut home january 14, 1741 the boy was named benedict, after his father this image has been substituted for one that accompanied this article in the summer, 2001 print issue of the colonial williamsburg journal.
However benedict arnold would end up betraying george washington and america's fight for independence and in fact would end up fighting for the british the interesting list of facts below explains who benedict arnold was, why he became a traitor and how it was discovered he was a traitor. The tragedy of benedict arnold: an american life by joyce lee malcolm pegasus books $2795, 410 pages the washington times welcomes your comments on spotim, our third-party provider. The life and times of benedict arnold: a paper (1901) [james newell arnold] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Life and treason of benedict arnold and millions of other books are available for amazon kindle learn more enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free kindle app. Benedict arnold was born in norwich, ct on january 14, 1741 his family life was troubled to say the least, even though his father was a successful businessman.
Benedict arnold was born on january 14, 1741, in norwich, connecticut he was one of five children, though only he and his sister survived to adulthood while his family was fairly wealthy when he was a child, bad business decisions by his father plunged the family deep into debt. Early life benedict arnold was born a british subject, the second of six children of benedict arnold (1683-1761) and hannah waterman king in norwich, connecticut colony on january 14, 1741. Note: citations are based on reference standards however, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study the specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Benedict arnold, (born january 14, 1741, norwich, connecticut [us]—died june 14, 1801, london, england), patriot officer who served the cause of the american revolution until 1779, when he shifted his allegiance to the british.
Benedict arnold is a name that is synonymous with traitor in the united states of americahowever, many don't realize that benedict arnold was one of the greatest generals of the american revolutionary war. Benedict arnold was born on january 14, 1741 in norwich, connecticut arnold was one of a number of benedict arnolds including his father and his great-grandfather, an early governor of rhode island arnold's mother was hannah waterman king, a wealthy widow, before her marriage to the elder arnold. For most his life, arnold was one of the finest and most successful soldiers america had and if he never switched sides, many believe america would have never won the war: his act of treason created such an uproar for america's citizens, during a very crucial time, that it stopped the infighting between the colonies.