Nathan Hale: Yale 1773 :: Curator: Richard E. Mooney mssa exhibition

Hale's Life in Connecticut  |  The Years At Yale  |  In The Revolutionary War  |  How Sculptors Saw Him  |  George Dudley Seymour  |  Images & Namesakes  

In The Revolutionary War: One year and a fateful final fortnight
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Captain Hale
After less than five months as a lieutenant in the Connecticut militia Hale was made captain in the army in January 1776 in command of his own company. His commission was signed with the familiar flourish of John Hancock as president of the Continental Congress.