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Robert Gould Shaw
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1837
Boston
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jul. 18, 1863

Civil War Union Army Officer. Colonel and commander of the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He was killed leading an attack on Fort Wagner near Charleston, South Carolina, and was buried at the site. After the Civil War the remains of Fort Wagner were washed out to sea by hurricanes and the colonel's gravesite was lost. In the Oscar-winning movie "Glory" (1989), Shaw was portrayed by actor Matthew Broderick. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis George Shaw (1809 - 1882)
  Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw (1815 - 1882)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Kneeland Haggerty Shaw (1835 - 1907)
 
Burial:
Battery Wagner Mass Union Grave (Defunct)
Charleston
Charleston County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19467
Robert Gould Shaw
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God bless you throughout Autumn, the beautiful, fiery season of the Harvest. Rest in Peace.
- Richard S. Barzelogna
 Added: Oct. 19, 2014
I knew your grandson, the dentist from Washington, DC. Rest in peace.
- BIRDMAN
 Added: Oct. 10, 2014

- sjm
 Added: Oct. 10, 2014
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