"Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial" Black Heritage Trail Tip by KarenandCory
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The 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry entered the American Civil War in 1863. It was the first black regiment to be recruited in the North.
Robert Gould Shaw, who was played by Matthew Broderick in the movie Glory, was the white colonel in command. The Robert Gould Shaw and 54th Regiment Memorial is the first site on the Black Heritage Trail.
Directions: Beacon and Park Streets
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