American civil war: henry marchmore shaw (november 20, 1817 – february 1, 1864) was a congressional representative from north carolina, as well as an officer in the. You never really know a man until you walk in his footsteps unless one pays close attention, following john saporito as he walks the grounds of such civil war sites. Robert gould shaw (1837-1863) son of a prominent boston abolitionist family, robert shaw was serving as a captain in the 2nd massachusetts when he was tapped. Brief biography of robert gould shaw in the civil war. African-american troops in the civil war there were so many african-american men involved in the war on the union side after and led by col robert shaw of.
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