Tag Archives: Revolutionary War

Sherman’s March

Roger Sherman portrait in New Haven City Hall

The second level of City Hall has a chronological gallery of portraits featuring New Haven’s past mayors. Up the stairs directly ahead of the main entrance, it’s hard to…

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Sherman’s March

Roger Sherman portrait in New Haven City Hall

The second level of City Hall has a chronological gallery of portraits featuring New Haven’s past mayors. Up the stairs directly ahead of the main entrance, it’s hard to…

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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: …

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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.…

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Reasonable Doubts

two sides of Benedict Arnold

When we last left New Havener Benedict Arnold, it was August 1775, not long after the dawn of the Revolutionary War. Following clues contained within newspapers of the day, we got to know the unfamous, not the infamous, Arnold…

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