"We'll Stand by the Union": Robert Gould Shaw and the Black 54th Massachusetts Regiment
The Makers of America set offers engaging and inspiring portraits of the private lives and public achievements of some of the most significant people in history. These critically acclaimed volumes make skillful use of primary sources to capture the excitement of a period and provide a rich historical context. They offer a fresh, stimulating approach to learning about important chapters in history, including many events, movements, and issues often neglected by traditional narratives.
This volume tells the story of the short life of Robert Gould Shaw, New England abolitionist and valiant soldier.