|Birth: ||Oct. 10, 1837|
|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.
Francis George Shaw (1809 - 1882)
Sarah Blake Sturgis Shaw (1815 - 1882)
Anna Kneeland Haggerty Shaw (1835 - 1907)
Battery Wagner Mass Union Grave (Defunct)
South Carolina, USA
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Record added: Jan 11, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19467
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God bless you throughout the 2013 Yuletide Season, and especially, Merry Christmas (early). Rest in Peace.|
Added: Dec. 12, 2013
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God bless you on Thanksgiving (early). I am thankful for your dedicated service to others. Rest in Peace, Sir.|
Richard S. Barzelogna
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