Washington and His Comrades: Chapter X

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Washington and His Comrades: Chapter II

Boston and Quebec Washington was not a professional soldier, though he had seen the realities of war and had moved in military society. Perhaps it was an advantage that he had not received the rigid training of a regular, for he faced conditions which required an elastic mind. The force besieging Boston consisted at first …

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Arnold at New London, Conn.

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. September 6.—This morning about daybreak, twenty-four sail of British shipping appeared to the westward of the harbor of New London, in Connecticut. By many they were supposed to be a plundering party, after stock. Alarm guns were immediately fired, …

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Anecdote of Arnold

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. During Benedict Arnold’s military speculations in Virginia, he took an American captain prisoner. After some general conversation with the captain, he asked him what he thought the Americans would do with him if they caught him? The captain at …

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Arnold; or, A Question Answered

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859.   Our troops by Arnold thoroughly were bang’d, And poor St. Andre was by Arnold hang’d; To George a rebel, to the Congress traitor, Pray what can make the name of Arnold greater? By one bold treason more, to …

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