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Arnold's March from Cambridge to Quebec: A Critical Study; Together With a Reprint of Arnold's Journal (Classic Reprint)

Arnold's March from Cambridge to Quebec: A Critical Study; Together With a Reprint of Arnold's Journal (Classic Reprint)

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LATE in the summer of 1775, General Schuyler moved against Canada by the way of Lake Champlain ; and, to meet this attack, General Carleton, the British Governor, concentrated his forces near Montreal. At this time Washington felt able to spare a portion of the troops besieging Boston, and he concluded to despatch a small force under Benedict Arnold through the Kennebec Valley against Quebec, hoping either to gain possession of the Canadian capital, or to aid Schuyler by drawing Carleton to its defence.The route of Arnold's detachment lay through an unknown region, a wilderness ; and it would be a fascinating as well as difficult problem simply to disentangle the facts of the march, and so clear the way to a sound history of the expedition. Where did the gates of the wilderness open and close upon these daringAbout the Publisher Forgotten Books is a publisher of historical writings, such as: Philosophy, Classics, Science, Religion, History, Folklore and Mythology.Forgotten Books' Classic Reprint Series utilizes the latest technology to regenerate facsimiles of historically important writings. Careful attention has been made to accurately preserve the original format of each page whilst digitally enhancing the difficult to read text. Read books online for free at www.forgottenbooks.org