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Judas sold only one man. Arnold sold three million.
~ Benjamin Franklin
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Arnold, when possessed and corrupted by the power of the coin.

Benedict Arnold is a flashback villain in the second season of the TV series Sleepy Hollow. Much like Banastre Tarleton, he is based on a real person in American history. In real history, he is a traitor during American Revolutionary War.

He is portrayed by Scott Poythress.

History

Arnold used to be a general loyal to George Washington, however he later changed... by demonic powers. During an ambush against fake coins production by British, Arnold alongside Ichabod Crane arrives in a British coin factory. Arnold opens a case which contains 30 accursed Tyrian shekels from Rome. He picked up one of them and then possessed by the coin's old curse. He used to be a loyal general towards Washinton, yet the coin corrupted him and turned him into a traitor. Later, he was captured for treason but later escaped.

After Benedict Arnold's escape from capture, he fought for the British Empire for a year. He and Crane encountered each other once on the battlefield and Arnold let Crane live and left with British soldiers. Crane knew Arnold regretted giving in to his darkness. They never met since then.

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           Sleepy Hollow Villains

Book
Headless Horseman

Movies
The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad: Headless Horseman
Sleepy Hollow (1999): Lady Van Tassel | Headless Horseman | Reverend Steenwyck

Television
Main
Moloch | Henry Parrish | Hidden One | Malcolm Dreyfuss

Moloch's Servants & Horsemen
Ancitif | Andy Brooks | Demons | Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse | Conquest | Headless Horseman | Famine | War | Headless Horseman's Head | Gina Lambert | Lilith the Succubus | Order of the Blood Moon | Pied Piper | Serilda of Abaddon | Tree Monster

Hessians
Headless Horseman | Gunther

British Army
Abraham von Brunt | Banastre Tarleton | Benedict Arnold | William Howe

Hidden One's Servants
Pandora | Kindred

Dreyfuss Enterprises
Abraham von Brunt | Logan MacDonald | Helen Donovan | Jobe

Others
Carmilla Pines | Evil Frank Irving | Golem | James Colby | Katrina Crane | Leena Reyes | Mary Wells | Orion | Ro'kenhronteys | Solomon Kent | The Four Who Speak As One

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