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George Washington and Benedict Arnold

A Tale of Two Patriots

by Dave R. Palmer

  • 75 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Regnery Publishing, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • United States,
  • History,
  • Generals,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Revolutionaries,
  • USA,
  • Military,
  • Historical - U.S,
  • Presidents & Heads of State,
  • History / General,
  • Historical - General,
  • Military - United States,
  • American loyalists,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages398
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8892502M
    ISBN 101596980206
    ISBN 109781596980204
    OCLC/WorldCa69027634

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    In the second book of his acclaimed American Revolution series, Nathaniel Philbrick turns to the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. In September , the vulnerable Continental army under an unsure George Washington evacuated New York after a devastating defeat by the British army. Benedict Arnold (14 January [O.S. 3 January ] – 14 June ) was an American-born senior officer of the British Army who commanded the American Legion in the later part of the American Revolutionary is best known for his defection from the Continental Army to the British side of the conflict in General George Washington had given him his fullest trust and placed him in Awards: Boot Monument.

    Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution. by Nathaniel Philbrick. Published: Hardcover: pages. 0 members reading this now 2 clubs reading this now 1 member has read this book. Recommended to book clubs by 1 of 1 members4/5(1). Excerpted from the George Washington Book Prize finalist The Tragedy of Benedict Arnold: An American Life, by Janet Lee Malcolm (Pegasus Books).. Thomas Hart published an engraving of Benedict Arnold in after he led American troops through the wilderness to Canada and heroically stormed Quebec, which appears in the background.


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