American Revolution Podcast

ARP238 Court Martial of Benedict Arnold

February 13, 2022

At the request of the prosecution, Arnold must wait for months to defend himself against charges.  The court dismisses two of the four charges, but orders General Washington to reprimand Arnold for the other two charges.  After receiving the reprimand, Arnold resumes his secret correspondence with the British.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life, by Joyce Lee Malcom

Online Recommendation of the Week:  Proceedings of a general court martial for the trial of Major General Arnold: https://archive.org/details/proceedingsofgen00arno

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