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The Life of Benedict Arnold; His Patriotism and His Treason (Paperback) Loot Price: R306
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The Life of Benedict Arnold; His Patriotism and His Treason (Paperback): Isaac Newton Arnold
The Life of Benedict Arnold; His Patriotism and His Treason (Paperback): Isaac Newton Arnold

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The Life of Benedict Arnold; His Patriotism and His Treason (Paperback)

Isaac Newton Arnold

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1880. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII. ARNOLD SUPERCEDED, AND HIS FIGHT AT RIDGEFIELD. "I am anxious to know whether General Arnold s non-promotion was owing to accident or design; and the cause of it. Surely a more active, a more spirited, and sensible officer fills no department of your army."--Washington. 1 "May the broad hand of the Almighty overshadow you; and If called to battle, may the God of armies cover your head in the day of it."--Hannah Arnold to hir Brother. Arnold In Washington's Camp-sent To Rhode Island--Advances 1,000 To Aid Lamr In Raising His Regiment-Offers Himself To The Beautiful Miss Derlois--Five Junior Brigadiers Promoted Over Him--He Witholds His Re Signation At Washington's Request--Hls Desperate Rattle, And Escape At Ridgefield -- Congress Vote Hi.m A Horse, And Commission Him A MajorGeneral--Declare The Charges Of Brown To Re Cruel Aspersions Upon His Character--Washington Begs Congress To Send Him North To Aid In RePelling Burgoyne. On his arrival at Ticondcroga, Arnold was most cordially welcomed by Generaf Gates. His popularity had been greatly increased by bis conduct in the battle upon Lake Champlaiu. Mr. Sparks says: "Some writers have commented on the execution of this enterprise in a tone of captious criticism, which can by no means be sustained by an impartial view of the subject.-1 Arnold was gent out to meet the enemy. Whether he should fight or not, it is true, was left to his discretion. He chose the former, and was beaten; but not until he had maintained a combat for half a day. with a force nearly double his own, and caused the enemy to retire. This fact is enough to prove that his position was L Letter to Richard Henry Lee. Sparks' Writings of Washington, Vol. IV. p. 351. 2. Life of Arnold, pp. 80-81. See Bancroft's History of...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Isaac Newton Arnold
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 154
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-84332-7
Barcode: 9781150843327
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-84332-2

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