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Revolutionary War General Benedict Arnold
General Benedict Arnold


During the American Revolutionary War Benedict Arnold was a skilled General who early in the war fought bravely for the Continental Army; he even suffered a severe wound to his leg fighting the British at Quebec. He was trusted by the Continental Army's commander and Chief General George Washington and eventually rose to the rank of Major General. However Benedict Arnold would end up betraying George Washington and America's fight for independence and in fact would end up fighting for the British. The interesting list of facts below explains who Benedict Arnold was, why he became a traitor and how it was discovered he was a traitor.

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Benedict Arnold after the American Revolution