Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw / edited by Russell Duncan.

Through nearly two hundred letters, the son of a wealthy Boston abolitionist wrote of his experiences as the commander of the all-black 54th Massachusetts Infantry in the Civil War. The portrait that emerges is of a man more divided and complex--though no less heroic--than the Shaw depicted in the c...

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Main Author: Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863.
Corporate Author: Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Other Authors: Duncan, Russell.
Format: Book
Published: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1992.

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Call Number: E513.5 54th .S53 1992
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