Nathan Hale, by Frederick MacMonnies, City Hall Park, New York
|Birth name||Nathan Hale|
|Born||June 6, 1755
Coventry, Connecticut Colony
|Died||September 22, 1776
New York City, Province of New York
|Alma mater||Yale College|
It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.
I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.
I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.