Two hundred years ago a dashing colonel named Benedict Arnold led
an army of volunteers, mostly farmers, on a cold, harrowing, and
ultimately unsuccessful attempt to drive the British from Canada.
by Rowland L. Young
HERE WAS LITTLE history made on the North
American continent that hot summer of 1775 that
followed the Battle of Bunker Hill. General Washington
was at Cambridge, trying to tum a slovenly mob of
farmers into an army. The British troops remained under...