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Benedict Arnold
One of history's best-known traitors, Benedict Arnold was a successful general from Connecticut during the American Revolutionary War -- until he switched sides and was caught trying to help the British in 1780. Benedict Arnold grew up in a well-to-do family that had hit hard times by the time he became an adult. He apprenticed at an apothecary shop as a young man and fought in the French and Indian War. After a trip to Europe, Arnold settled in New Haven, Connecticut and opened his own apothec More »
Born: January 14, 1741 (Norwich, Connecticut)

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Margaret "Peggy" Shippen (July 11, 1760 – August 24, 1804) was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold. Shippen garnered notoriety for being the ...

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This monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut in the 55th year of .... He was on his way home from Ticonderoga when he learned that his wife had died earlier in June. A half-height oil portrait of Carleton. He faces ...

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Jul 20, 2015 ... Find out about Peggy Shippen Arnold, the wife of traitor Benedict Arnold, who helped him betray Americans fighting for liberty, ...

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Wife of American Traitor General Benedict Arnold. Image: Peggy Shippen Arnold and her daughter. By Sir Thomas Lawrence. Peggy (Margaret) Shippen was ...

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Margaret (Peggy) Shippen was nearly nineteen when she married Benedict Arnold. Some historians suggest that Peggy encouraged her much-older husband in ...

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When Benedict Arnold aided the British during the Revolutionary War, he wasn't acting alone - orchestrating the infamous act of treason was his beautiful wife, ...

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Biography of Benedict Arnold. ... Arnold's mother died in 1759, and his father followed his wife in death two years later. After leaving the apprenticeship, Arnold  ...

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Nov 1, 2012 ... On April 19, 1779, Benedict Arnold and Peggy Shippen were married. ... wife, supporting her man, who felt unappreciated by the Americans.

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Although he fought with skill and courage in many campaigns during the American Revolution (1775–83), General Benedict Arnold is best known as the man ...