Nathan Hale and Andre

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. May 17.—America has not only produced great military characters, but exhibited many striking instances of humanity and generosity in the present war. Among the latter we may place the treatment given to Major Andre, a British spy, who came …

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Arnold’s Crimes

From Diary of the American Revolution, Vol II.  Compiled by Frank Moore and published in 1859. October 9.—When we see a man who has formerly attracted esteem, at once falling into the greatest contempt, and becoming the opprobrium and shame of his country, we feel a mixture of passions in striking him off the list …

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