Shays’ Rebellion: The Hanging of Co-Leader, Captain Henry Gale
By Lisa Saunders
Published: April 22, 2011.
Henry Gale responded to Paul Revere’s call to Lexington and was honored as a patriot. Yet in the post-war credit crisis, he was considered a traitor for his leadership role in Shays’ Rebellion—an insurrection that influenced the adoption of the United States Constitution.