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Arnold, Benedictlocked

  • John Shy


Arnold, Benedict (1741–1801), army officer, was born on 14 January 1741 in the river town of Norwich, Connecticut, the elder of two surviving children of six born to Benedict Arnold (d. 1761), a cooper and merchant, and Hannah Waterman King, née Hannah Waterman (1706–1759)...

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