The Shaw Memorial
The Shaw Memorial is a bronze relief sculpture that commemorates the service of the 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, one of the first black regiment organised to fight in the Civil War. It was unveiled in Boston in 1897 and depicts Robert Gould Shaw leading the infantry as they march towards South Carolina. The monument is considered one of the greatest Civil War monuments in the United States.
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4.3m x 3.4m x 0m
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Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park
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