Brigadier General Benedict Arnold

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Brigadier General Benedict Arnold

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Brigadier General Benedict Arnold served in the American Army during the Revolution. He went on to flee America on the British vessel, Vulture, and became a colonel in the British Army. There are no contemporary portraits of Benedict Arnold, though artists' imaginative renderings are available, such as this one for the Universal Magazine.

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About This Item

  • Title: Brigadier General Benedict Arnold
  • Creation Date: circa 1780
  • Subject Date: circa 1780
  • Media: Engraving, ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, v. 22
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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