Lt. William Popham’s Orderly Book

Lt. William Popham’s Orderly Book
Rachel Nellis
Research Services Librarian
September 25, 2022

On September 25, 1780, Benedict Arnold fled West Point and defected to the British as news of his betrayal spread. Our newest Collections Corner video features Research Services Librarian Rachel Nellis sharing an orderly book kept by Lt. William Popham in the late summer and early fall of 1780. This orderly book features the shocking announcement about Benedict Arnold.