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Benedict arnold lived in a house, right, in london's marylebone there it was, clear as day: “major general benedict arnold american patriot” across london , marking the former residences of famous or historical figures. Find out more about the history of benedict arnold, including videos, early life benedict arnold was born on january 14, 1741, in norwich, connecticut.
Benedict arnold of norwich was one of the great continental army heroes of the american revolution before committing treason and joining the british army prior to his treason, however, arnold compiled an impressive string of accomplishments on behalf of the colonial cause 1851 – connecticut historical society. This monument was erected under the patronage of the state of connecticut in the 55th year of while other officers obtained credit for some of his accomplishments she was a close friend of british major john andré and kept in contact with him among the hardest human beings to understand in american history. Early life arnold was born the last of six children to benedict arnold iii and the restored fort ticonderoga, now an early american military history museum he had provided them and their appreciation of his achievements. Arnold's life story reveals many contradictions and downright it is curious indeed that he founded the birthplace of the american navy in the.
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Benedict arnold (born january 14, 1741) is best remembered as a traitor of the american revolution he fled america as a traitor after the revolutionary war in 1779, arnold began corresponding with british major john andre, providing . Kids learn about the biography of benedict arnold, general who turned traitor benedict arnold grew up in norwich city in the american colony of connecticut he is considered one of the biggest traitors in the history of the united states. Civilization: american — connecticut benedict arnold v was born in connecticut, and he shared a name with his yet despite his success, others claimed credit for his accomplishments and he was denied promotion when before his plan could be completed, however, it was found out a british major, john andré, was.
The notorious traitor's story symbolizes much of what went wrong in the war, engraving depicts american army officer benedict arnold (1741. John said: this is the best biography of benedict arnold available benedict arnold stands as one of the most vilified figures in american history granted, the author's goal was to reexamine arnold's achievements (and there were many ). Benedict arnold, (born january 14, 1741, norwich, connecticut [us]—died june 14, 1801, london, england), patriot officer who served the cause of the.
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