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Edward Everett Hale

Edward Everett Hale was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1822. He was the grandnephew of Nathan Hale, the Revolutionary War hero. He graduated from Harvard in 1839 and became an American author. Edward was also a pastor from 1839 to 1899 and in 1903 became chaplain of the U.S. Senate. He married Emily Baldwin Perkins the niece of a U.S. Senator and they had eight children. His most well known story, The Man Without a Country, did much to strengthen the Union cause in the North. Edward was...See more