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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw - 54th Massachusetts. An excellent book and movie was made about the 54th. The name is "Glory"


Robert Gould Shaw Leads the 54th Regiment. Sergeant William Harvey Carney, First African American Medal of Honor Recipient.


Throwback Thursday: The First Black Civil War Regiment Leaves Boston

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw - As Colonel, he commanded the All-Black 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which entered the war in 1863. He was killed July 18th, 1863, at 26 years old, in the Second Battle of Fort Wagner, near Charleston, South Carolina.


Robert Gould Shaw - Colonel of the 54th Massachusetts, portrayed in the movie "Glory" by Matthew Broderick.

Images of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

Photos of Soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment Recruitment Poster to join the 54th Regiment The Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Massachusetts Regiment Memorial in Boston Paintings of the Battle a…


Leader of the 54th Massachusetts: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Civil War: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw. Led the 54th Massachusetts infantry, the first African-American unit.