Works about Robert Gould Shaw


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1837/10/10 Robert Gould Shaw is born in Boston, son of Francis George Shaw and Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw. Born
1856/11/19 We went around to visit Mr Shaw a Freshman who proposes to become a member of the Pierian Sodality. Sat there about a half hour talking to him. He seemed rather inquisitive for a Freshman but perhaps it was his very greenness made him so. - BC Education Massachusetts Hall, Harvard U Cambridge, MA
1863/02/00 Robert Gould Shaw recruits for 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Union commander African Meeting House Boston
1863/05/02 Anna Kneeland Haggerty marries Robert Gould Shaw in New York City. Deciding to marry before his unit leaves Boston, the couple spend their brief honeymoon at the Haggerty family home, Vent Fort, in Lenox, Mass. Groom Ventfort Hall Lenox, MA
1863/07/18 While leading the 54th Massachusetts in a charge on Fort Wagner, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw mounts a parapet and urges his men forward, shouting "Forward, Fifty-Fourth, forward!". He is shot through the chest three times and dies almost instantly. Died Morris Island Lighthouse Folly Beach Establishment of the Shaw Memorial
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