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Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale, by Frederick MacMonnies, City Hall Park, New York
Allegiance United States
Birth name Nathan Hale
Born June 6, 1755
Coventry, Connecticut Colony
Died September 22, 1776(1776-09-22) (aged 21)
New York City, Province of New York
Cause of
Buried Coventry, Connecticut
Alma mater Yale College

It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.
Nathan Hale
Shun all vice, especially card playing.
I wish to be useful, and every kind of service necessary to the public good becomes honorable by being necessary.
Nathan Hale
I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
I greatly fear some of America's greatest and most dangerous enemies are such as think themselves her best friends.
Nathan Hale