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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.
He was born to Francis and Sarah Shaw. He married Anna Haggerty in May 1863, less than three months before he died.
In theory it may seem all right to some, but when it comes to being made the instrument of the Lord’s vengeance, I myself don’t like it.
If I could have gone on describing to you the beauties of this region, who knows but I might have made a fine addition to the literature of our age?
I don’t want to write every week, it’s too much trouble, and I shall only write when I want something. If you think I’m sick when I don’t write, you can send for me to come and tell you.