TITLE

In a desperate time, Nathan Hale took on a dirty job-and ennobled himself despite his tragic end

AUTHOR(S)
Akers, Becky
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Military History;Jul2005, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the decision of former captain Nathan Hale of the 19th Connecticut Regiment to become a spy during the Battle of Long Island, New York in 1176. Opposition of his friends to his decision according to former captain William Hull; Speculations on the decision of former major general Sir William Howe to sentence Hale to death; Failure of the intelligence-gathering mission of Hale.
ACCESSION #
17562940

 

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