Benedict Arnold: The Aftermath Of Treason

The traitor was not destitute, but his family's life was not comfortable after the Revolutionary War.

One day in the winter of 1782-83, an exiled American neutralist, Peter Van Schaack by name, was browsing through London’s Westminster Abbey when he was startled to see a familiar figure standing before a newly erected monument to Major John André, the young British officer who had collaborated with Benedict Arnold in the unsuccessful scheme to betray West Point.