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Robert Gould Shaw
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. 
 
Burial:
Moravian Cemetery *
New Dorp
Richmond County (Staten Island)
New York, USA
Plot: Section A
*Cenotaph [?]
 
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Record added: Mar 21, 1999
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Rest in peace, Colonel Shaw
- Chris Mills
 Added: Jul. 18, 2014
Thank you for your bravery. You are an American hero.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 4, 2014
You did not die in vain. Your efforts and bravery on and off the battlefield accomplished more than you could ever realize.
- SD Braddy
 Added: Nov. 15, 2013
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