BirthdayOctober 10, 1837
BirthplaceBoston, USA

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Robert Gould Shaw

    Full name: Robert Gould Shaw
    Also known as: Robert Gould Shaw, Shaw, Robert Gould
    Professions: Union United States Army officer

  2. Robert Gould Shaw Death information

    Died: Saturday, 18th of July, 1863 (Age: 25)

  3. Robert Gould Shaw Biography

    Robert Gould Shaw (October 10, 1837 – July 18, 1863) was an American military officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. 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.

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