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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)


This monument was erected under the patronage of the State of Connecticut in the 55th year of ... Benedict Arnold was born a British subject, the second of six children to Benedict Arnold (1683–1761) and Hannah Waterman King in Norwich , ...


Apr 27, 2017 ... In 1757, at age 16, Benedict Arnold enlisted in the militia, and traveled to upstate New York to fight the French. Two years later he assumed ...


Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741, in Norwich, Connecticut. His mother came from a wealthy family, but his father squandered their estate.


Jan 13, 2016 ... Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741, into one of the first families of Norwich, Connecticut. His battlefield exploits made him an early ...


Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741, in Norwich, Connecticut. He was one of only two of his mother's eleven children to survive into adulthood.


Kids learn about the biography of Benedict Arnold, general who turned traitor during the Revolutionary War.


Benedict Arnold was born on January 14, 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut. Arnold was one of a number of Benedict Arnolds including an early governor of Rhode ...


Benedict Arnold, (born January 14, 1741, Norwich, Connecticut [U.S.]—died June 14, 1801, London, England), patriot officer who served the cause of the ...


A neighbor from Connecticut remembered that Benedict Arnold was “the most accomplished and graceful skater” he had ever seen. He was born in 1741, ...