George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution - Chapters 15 - 16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15, The Ring in Peril, finds the members of the Culper ring in great fear after Arnold’s defection and they backed off their operations, with Townsend withdrawing entirely. Word came from Woodhull that some “dear friends” had been imprisoned, likely including 355. Arnold wrote to Tallmadge in an attempt to persuade him to defect, but Tallmadge ignored it. Meanwhile, Arnold received far less money that he had hoped since he had been of little use, but he did receive a commission as a brigadier general in the British army. Washington enlisted the help of Sgt. John Champe in a plan to try to capture Arnold. Champe defected and was placed in the force Arnold commanded, but his plan to kidnap him failed when their unit was shipped off to Virginia, taking Champe along. Townsend’s spy activities ceased and his business activities also...

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