Today in History: June 1st, 1779: Benedict Arnold is court-martialed.
The court-martial of Benedict Arnold occurred in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Arnold was charged with 13 counts of misbehavior, including misusing government wagons and illegally buying + selling goods. This would later fuel his traitorous behavior. The court-martial did not get underway again until December 23 in Morristown, New Jersey. Although Arnold was cleared of most charges, General George Washington issued reprimanded him.