Tag Archives: John André

Coming Undone

Benedict Arnold and George Washington

When we last withdrew from the saga of New Havener Benedict Arnold, it was early in the morning on September 22, 1780. Arnold was meeting, face-to-face for the first time, the man who’d been receiving his secret messages behind enemy lines: …

Read More 0 Comments

The Plot Thickens

Benedict Arnold and John Andre

When we last departed Benedict Arnold in the spring of 1779, the New Havener and American war hero, then the military commander of the colonial capital Philadelphia, was under siege, and not by the British.…

Read More 0 Comments