Tag Archives: Benedict Arnold

Going Fourth

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America’s 246th birthday happens Monday, and we’re RSVPing yes.

In the meantime, we might head to…

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Supply and Demand

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Today is Powder House Day in New Haven, but unless you already knew that, you wouldn’t know it. …

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Battle Lines

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Early in the American Revolution, General George Washington had a 14th colony in mind: Canada. …

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End of Story

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Resolved, That the board of war be and hereby are directed to erase from the register of the names of the officers of the army of the United States the name of BENEDICT ARNOLD.

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Coming Undone

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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 …

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The Plot Thickens

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

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Turning Points

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The procession was attended with a numerous concourse of people, who after expressing their abhorrence of the treason and the traitor, committed him to the flames, and left both the effigy and the original to sink into ashes and oblivion. 

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Reasonable Doubts

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When we last left New Havener Benedict Arnold, it was August 1775. …

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Paper Trail

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On paper, New Havener Benedict Arnold is America’s most infamous traitor.

In the papers, he was so much more.…

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As We Speak

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“The right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances,” is enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution, ratified on June 21, 1788. New Haveners have…

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