Benedict Arnold

  • American

American General in the American Revolution, notable for defecting to the British and using the intelligence he gained serving in the Continental Army against his fellow colonist. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
General Continental Army

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1741/01/14 Benedict Arnold is born the second of six children to Benedict Arnold (1683-1761) and Hannah Waterman King in Norwich, Connecticut Colony. Born Norwich Connecticut Benedict Arnold's Birthday
1773/09/23 Benedict Arnold and most of the expedition reach Fort Western. The full expedition set out from Fort Western on September 25. American Commander Fort Western Augusta, ME Benedict Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
1775/00/00 American Commander Arnold Trail to Quebec Bingham Benedict Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
1775/00/00 American Commander Arnold Trail to Quebec Augusta, ME Benedict Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
1775/00/00 American Commander Arnold Trail to Quebec Coburn Gore Benedict Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
1775/00/00 American Commander Arnold Trail to Quebec Phippsburg Benedict Arnold's Expedition to Quebec
1775/05/10 Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys cross from Shoreham, Vermont and take Fort Ticonderoga by surprise, with no loss of life. American Commander Fort Ticonderoga Ticonderoga Capture of Fort Ticonderoga
1775/05/15 Arnold and Allen arrive at Crown Point to salvage items that had not been removed after the fire: 111 cannons (65 were usable), tons of shot and musket balls. The majority of the cannons transported by Henry Knox to Boston came from Crown Point. American Commander Fort Crown Point Crown Point Noble Train of Artillery
1775/12/31 Led by General Richard Montgomery, the American Continental Army attacks the City of Quebec. Unable to take the city, they camped outside. American Colonel Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada Quebec City Franklin's Mission to Canada
1775/12/31 Led by General Richard Montgomery, the American Continental Army attacks the City of Quebec. Unable to take the city, they camped outside. American Colonel Fortifications of Quebec National Historic Site of Canada Quebec City Invasion of Quebec
1776/08/00 The American naval fleet constructed at Skenesboro assemble at Crown Point, and after rigging and outfitting proceed northward under the command of Benedict Arnold in anticipation of a British invasion. American Commander Fort Crown Point Crown Point
1776/10/11 British and American forces battle off Valcour Island. American Commander Valcour Bay Plattsburgh Battle of Valcour Island
1776/10/11 SPITFIRE (gunboat) sank by British forces American Commander SPITFIRE (gunboat) Valcour Bay Battle of Valcour Island
1776/10/13 Arnold runs his ships aground in a bay near Panton, VT , burns them and returns overland to Crown Point. American Commander Fort Crown Point Crown Point Battle of Valcour Island
1777/09/16 British General John Burgoyne wins a small, but costly battle over American forces led by Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold American Commander Saratoga National Historical Park Stillwater 1776 American Revolution - The Early Stages
1777/09/16 British General John Burgoyne wins a small, but costly battle over American forces led by Horatio Gates and Benedict Arnold American Commander Saratoga National Historical Park Stillwater Battle of Saratoga
1779/03/22 Benedict Arnold buys Clunie for his wife Peggy Shippen. Benedict specifically made the property over to her, although, due to the high price of the estate and Benedicts deteriorating funds, he had to sell it before the couple move in. Owner Mount Pleasant Philadelphia
1780/07/15 Benedict Arnold offers to surrender Fort Clinton and The Hudson Valley for 20000 pounds Turncoat Fort Clinton Ruins US Military Academy, West Point Benedict Arnold Turncoat Plot
1780/08/00 Benedict Arnold becomes the Commander of West Point American Commander Fort Clinton Ruins US Military Academy, West Point Benedict Arnold Turncoat Plot
1780/09/20 Benedict Arnold meets Major Andre on the British Sloop-of-War, Vulture Traitor Benedict Arnold Turncoat Plot
1780/09/23 Benedict Arnold flees to safety in British controlled New York City Traitor Fort Clinton Ruins US Military Academy, West Point Benedict Arnold Turncoat Plot
1781/00/00 Benedict Arnold burns down Cary's Forge British Commander Falling Creek Ironworks Archeological Site Bensley
1781/01/00 General Thomas Nelson, with militia, prevents turncoat Benedict Arnold from landing at Burwell's Ferry. British General Kingsmill Plantation Williamsburg Benedict Arnold's Raid on Richmond 1781
1781/01/04 British Gen Benedict Arnold lands troops at Kennon's Landing and others at Westover. British Commander Fort Pocahontas Charles City Benedict Arnold's Raid on Richmond 1781
1781/01/05 Arnold's forces march triumphantly into Richmond, described by an eyewitness as "undisturbed by even a single shot." British Commander Richmond Virginia Benedict Arnold's Raid on Richmond 1781
1781/01/10 Turncoat Benedict Arnold pillages Berkeley Plantation, removing and burning all family portraits, most of Harrison's possessions and destroying a large portion of the house. British Commander Berkeley Plantation Charles City Benedict Arnold's Raid on Richmond 1781
1781/04/20 Turncoat Benedict Arnold and William Phillips landed Burwell's Ferry and march to Williamsburg. British General Kingsmill Plantation Williamsburg
1781/09/06 Benedict Arnold attacks Fort Griswold British Commander Fort Griswold Groton Battle of Groton Heights
1781/09/06 Benedict Arnold attacks Fort Trumbull, raids and burns New London, Connecticut British Commander Fort Trumbull New London Battle of Groton Heights
1781/09/06 Benedict Arnold leads British troops in burning down the original New London Harbor Light. British Commander New London Harbor Lighthouse New London Battle of Groton Heights
1801/06/14 Benedict Arnold dies a pauper. He was buried in his Continental Army uniform at St Marys Church, Middlesex, London. American Commander Church Of St Mary, Battersea London
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