Author: C. E. Pippenger

C. E. Pippenger (Pip) is a semi-retired clinical neuropharmacologist, and is an adjunct professor at the University of Vermont, College of Medicine. Pip’s hobby is researching less well known moments in history. He is fascinated by Benedict Arnold’s adventures. Pip has developed many friendships and is fortunate to have met James L. Nelson, friend and colleague, at the Pell Research Center, Fort Ticonderoga. Special thanks to Chris Fox, Art Cohen, Niki Russell and all those who’ve helped me along the way. Very special thanks to my family-Jane Ann, Michael, Geoffrey, Andrea, Tedin—who have listened to many stories about Benedict’s adventures.

People Posted on

Orders Issued by Benedict Arnold, Commander-in-Chief, to the Captain of the Liberty

Just weeks after war broke out at Lexington and Concord, Ethan Allen and Benedict Arnold, working in grudging consort,captured Fort Ticonderoga on Lake Champlain, as well as the settlement of Skenesborough (now Whitehall) at the southern end of the lake. Under orders from Arnold, Eleazer Oswald also captured a small vessel there. Oswald reported: “We […]

by C. E. Pippenger