Arnold collection, 1840-1892 (bulk 1850s-1870s).
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Samuel Arnold, born in Haddam, was a member of the state house of representatives in 1839, 1842, 1844 and 1851. He was elected to Congress and served from 1857-1859. In addition, he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1860 and 1864. From the description of Samuel Arnold political and family papers, 1839-1869. (Hartford Public Library). WorldCat record id: 270710129 A Haddam, Conn., bank president, ship owner, farmer, agent for the town fund, and U.S. Cong...
West Point, N.Y., was originally utilized as a strategic defense location during the American Revolution. West Point is geographically located on a 100 ft. plateau overlooking the Hudson River. After the American victory Congress created a Corps of Invalids (veterans) that were transferred to West Point for the purpose of instructing candidates for commission. In 1802 Congress legally established the United States Military Academy at West Point. The Academy produced many leaders of American forc...