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Shaw Memorial to the commander and men of the Massachusetts 54th was dedicated in Boston in 1897.
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Arts Everyday Living: Saint-Gaudens—The Power and the Glory of ...

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“Greatest of all, many felt, was another Civil War monument, this at Boston, which for the first time portrayed African-Americans as heroes. The Shaw Memorial, a giant bronze frieze set at the edge of the ...
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An Agony in Eight Fits: The American Civil War: 150 years ago today ...

An Agony in Eight Fits: The American Civil War: 150 years ago today ... | Shaw Memorial | Scoop.it
Information from the Civil War Almanac , by John C. Fredriksen (Checkmark Books). Illustration: detail from the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial in Boston honoring the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
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Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry | Shaw Memorial | Scoop.it
Learn more about the Battle of Fort Wagner and the role that the famous 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry played in that important attack in 1863.
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Let it fly!: William Carney: Union Soldier, Congressional Medal of ...

Let it fly!: William Carney: Union Soldier, Congressional Medal of ... | Shaw Memorial | Scoop.it
But here, on Boston Common, there is both celebration and boldness in the air as the first Northern “coloured regiment” of the Union Army, the Massachusetts 54th, gets ready to march off to battle. Trained and armed just like their white ....
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An Agony in Eight Fits: The American Civil War: 150 years ago today ...

An Agony in Eight Fits: The American Civil War: 150 years ago today ... | Shaw Memorial | Scoop.it
Information from the Civil War Almanac , by John C. Fredriksen (Checkmark Books). Illustration: detail from the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial in Boston honoring the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
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Blue, gray, and Crimson | Harvard Gazette

Blue, gray, and Crimson | Harvard Gazette | Shaw Memorial | Scoop.it
Harvard owns this May 1861 copy of the Harvard Magazine, which was returned by a miffed Southern reader — angry that this “contemptible sheet” would take the Union side in the Civil War. One of the magazine's editors was .....
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PBS Documentary - Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture - The Shaw Memorial

PBS's excellent documentary on sculptorAugustus Saint-Gauden examines his masterpiece, The Shaw Memorial.

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