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Lay This Laurel: An Album on the Saint-Gaudens Memorial on Boston Common Honoring Black and White Men Together Who Served the Union Cause with Robert Gould Shaw and Died with Him July 18, 1863

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One of the most compelling Civil War stories is that of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment, made up of African-American soldiers who volunteered for the Union Army. Their heroic but futile battle at Fort Wagner was memorialized by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Boston Common in 1897. Both the commemorative book and limited-edition volume depict the monument in stirring detail w ...more
Hardcover, 83 pages
Published December 31st 1973 by Eakins Press Foundation
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John Moonitz
Feb 29, 2012 John Moonitz rated it it was amazing
One of the books the movie Glory was based on . . . incredible story of Robert Gould Shaw and the men of the 54th Massachusetts . . . (I think this is actually an album of some sort . . . but I am referring to the book by the same name)
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