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Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801



  • Existence: 1741 - 1801


Benedict Arnold (1741-1801) was an American soldier, merchant, and pharmacist. He served as a general for the Continental Army during the American Revolution, and is known for his defection to the British.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

W. A. Graham research

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1877
Abstract This collection is primarily copies of original documents that Colonel William Alexander Graham used in researching habeas corpus proceedings concerning prisoners held by general courts-martial. It also includes some of his writings from his research. Most of the papers deal with the court case of John Andre, an officer of the British Army accused of working with Benedict Arnold who was arrested, tried, and hung in 1780. The collection also includes papers dealing with other courts-martial...
Dates: 1934; approximately 1778-1921