Nathan Hale - was an American soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British and executed. His last words before being hanged were purported to be "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." Hale has long been considered an American hero and, in 1985, he was officially designated the state hero of Connecticut.

Nathan Hale was an American soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York and was captured by the British and executed.

Nathan Hale. Hanged by the British at age 21. "I only regret that I have but one life to loose for my country." September 22, 1776

"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." ~Nathan Hale, hanged by the British, September 1776

Nathan Hale, September 22, 1776 The Art of Don Troiani  At about midnight on April 19th, 1775, Boston silversmith and patriot alarm rider Paul Revere rode into the town of Lexington, Massachusetts to alert Samuel Adams and John Hancock along with local Minute and Militia companies along the way, that British Regulars were on the march to Concord.

Hanging of Nathan Hale 1776 Yesterday, September was the anniversary of this event- of his death. Nathan was a true hero and patriot.

Nathan Hale Printable Quote - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

Nathan Hale Printable Quote - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.

Nathan Hale (June 6, 1755 – September 22, 1776) was a soldier for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He volunteered for an intelligence-gathering mission in New York City but was captured by the British. He is probably best remembered for his purported last words before being hanged: "I only regret that I have but one life to give for my country."

Nathan Hale ~ Teacher turned Patriot spy until captured and hung by the British. Right before he was hung, he was quoted saying "I regret I have but one life to give to my country.

Men looked death in the eye and embraced whatever came next.

16 Manly Last Words

Nathan Hale appeared on US postage stamps issued in 1925 and 1929. Likeness is from statue by Bela Lyon Pratt.

Nathan Hale appeared on US postage stamps issued in 1925 and Likeness is from statue by Bela Lyon Pratt.

Nathan Hale is known as the first American spy.

Nathan Hale is known as the first American spy. Black fighting champion bill Richmond was the hangman/executioner

Nathan Hale, Spy and State Hero  Wonder how many today would say those famous words?  But very grateful for those that have!

"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country." -- Patriot Nathan Hale's last words before he was hanged for spying on British troops, September An extraordinary man.

Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, #4) By Nathan Hale

Treaties, Trenches, Mud, and Blood (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales, #4) By Nathan Hale

Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7): A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid by Nathan Hale

Raid of No Return (Nathan Hale's Hazardous Tales #7): A World War II Tale of the Doolittle Raid by Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale evidence claims that he was duped by Major Robert Rogers of the Queen’s Rangers, who somehow recognized Hale. Hale, who thought he was among friends, confessed his secret and was sent to General Howe of the British Army to be hanged.

Nathan Hale evidence claims that he was duped by Major Robert Rogers of the Queen’s Rangers, who somehow recognized Hale. Hale, who thought he was among friends, confessed his secret and was sent to General Howe of the British Army to be hanged.

Nathan Hale : The Life and Death of America's First Spy (MP3-CD) (L. J. Krizner)

Nathan Hale : The Life and Death of America's First Spy (MP3-CD) (L. J. Krizner)

Alamo All-Stars (Hardcover) (Nathan Hale)

Alamo All-Stars (Hardcover) (Nathan Hale)

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