Where Death and Glory Meet: Colonel Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts Infantry

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Robert Gould Shaw was one of the most celebrated heroes of the American Civil War because of his position as Colonel of the North's first African-American regiment, his abolitionist family, his death on the parapets of Fort Wagner, and the monuments and poems praising his dedication to the equality of man. This book is a biography of the young hero and was a selection of the Military Book Club in Great Britain.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAthens, GA
PublisherUniversity of Georgia Press
Number of pages179
Publication statusPublished - 1999

    Research areas

  • Faculty of Humanities - Robert Gould Shaw, African American Soldiers, American Civil War, Emancipation, American History

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