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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 8: Soldier Life and Secret Service. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), Military information and supply (search)
Gerhardt, Karl 1853- Sculptor; born in Boston, Mass., Jan. 7, 1853. He has made a specialty of portraiture. Among his works are busts of General Grant, Henry Ward Beecher, Mark Twain, and statues of General Putnam, Nathan Hale, and John Fitch.
Hale, Nathan 1755- Patriot; born in Coventry, Conn., June 6, 1755; graduated at Yale College in 1773; and taught school till the fight in Lexington prompted him The Hale Homestead. to join Col.
, where Washington had his headquarters for a brief time while retreating towards Harlem Heights, Hale received instructions on duty from the commander-in-chief.
He entered the British camp on Long I arshal (Cunningham) the next morning (Sept. 22, 1776) to be hanged.
That infamous officer denied Hale the services of a clergyman and the use of a Bible; but the more humane officer who superintended his victim, while tears and sobs marked the sympathy of the spectators.
With unfaltering voice, Hale said, at the last mo-
Hale's execution. ment, I only regret that I have but one life to lose fmo-
Hale's execution. ment, I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.
Statues of the patriot have been erected in the capitol in Hartford and in City Hall Park, New York City.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
MacMONNIESonnies, Frederick William 1863- (search)
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874., Section
Fourth: orations and political speeches. (search)