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.
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.
Ethan Allen (January 21, 1738 [O.S. January 10, 1737] – February 12, 1789) was a farmer, businessman, land speculator, philosopher, writer, and American Revolutionary War patriot, hero, and politician. He is best known as one of the founders of the U.S. state of Vermont, and for the capture of Fort Ticonderoga early in the American Revolutionary War.