As per our current Database, Robert Gould Shaw is still alive (as per Wikipedia, Last update: May 10, 2020).
Currently, Robert Gould Shaw is 183 years, 0 months and 17 days old. Robert Gould Shaw will celebrate 184rd birthday on a Sunday 10th of October 2021. Below we countdown to Robert Gould Shaw upcoming birthday.
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|Born||October 10, 1837 (Boston, MA)|
Robert Gould Shaw’s zodiac sign is Libra. According to astrologers, People born under the sign of Libra are peaceful, fair, and they hate being alone. Partnership is very important for them, as their mirror and someone giving them the ability to be the mirror themselves. These individuals are fascinated by balance and symmetry, they are in a constant chase for justice and equality, realizing through life that the only thing that should be truly important to themselves in their own inner core of personality. This is someone ready to do nearly anything to avoid conflict, keeping the peace whenever possible
Robert Gould Shaw was born in the Year of the Rooster. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rooster are practical, resourceful, observant, analytical, straightforward, trusting, honest, perfectionists, neat and conservative. Compatible with Ox or Snake.
Union soldier who commanded the all-black 54th Massachusetts regiment during the American Civil War. He was killed in battle in 1863, but has been posthumously honored and memorialized for his solidarity with the black soldiers he commanded even though he was white.
From a well-to-do family of abolitionists, he enrolled in the Union Army on April 19, 1861 and was made a second lieutenant five weeks later.
He also became known for the letters he wrote during the war, more than 200 total, some of which detailed war crimes committed in Darien, Georgia. The collection is held at Harvard University.
He was born to Francis and Sarah Shaw. He married Anna Haggerty in May 1863, less than three months before he died.
The story of 54th regiment was the subject of the 1989 film Glory, which starred Matthew Broderick.