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

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

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

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.

Shaw was once known as D.C.’s “Black Broadway.” The neighborhood was named for Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who led the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first official black units during the Civil War. Shaw was a refuge for many escaped slaves and former slaves. The neighborhood was a...Shaw was once known as D.C.’s “Black Broadway.” The neighborhood was named for Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who led the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first official black…

Shaw was once known as D.C.’s “Black Broadway.” The neighborhood was named for Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who led the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first official black units during the Civil War. Shaw was a refuge for many escaped slaves and former slaves. The neighborhood was a...Shaw was once known as D.C.’s “Black Broadway.” The neighborhood was named for Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, who led the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first official black…

Col. Robert Gould Shaw, related to him through his 6th great grandparents Samuel Morse and Elizabeth Jasper. Samuel and Elizabeth  were my 10th great grandparents.

Col. Robert Gould Shaw, related to him through his 6th great grandparents Samuel Morse and Elizabeth Jasper. Samuel and Elizabeth were my 10th great grandparents.

Robert Gould Shaw -- As Colonel, he commanded the all-black 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which entered the war in 1863. He was killed in the Second Battle of Fort Wagner, near Charleston, South Carolina. He is the principal subject of the 1989 film Glory. Photo colorized by S.Palmer.

Robert Gould Shaw -- As Colonel, he commanded the all-black 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which entered the war in 1863. He was killed in the Second Battle of Fort Wagner, near Charleston, South Carolina. He is the principal subject of the 1989 film Glory. Photo colorized by S.Palmer.

Robert Gould Shaw, American officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Commanded the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which was one of the first African American regiments to fight in the Civil War.  Matthew Broderick in the film "Glory".

Robert Gould Shaw, American officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Commanded the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, which was one of the first African American regiments to fight in the Civil War. Matthew Broderick in the film "Glory".

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw: 54th Massachusetts Regiment

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw: 54th Massachusetts Regiment

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