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Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Author: Robert Gould Shaw; Russell Duncan
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : English : Pbk. edView all editions and formats
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The letters presented in this volume portray abolitionist hero Robert Gould Shaw in his own words, as he describes his coming of age in upper-class Boston circles and in two years of battle. They  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Personal narratives
Personal correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Robert Gould Shaw; Robert Gould Shaw
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gould Shaw; Russell Duncan
ISBN: 0820321745 9780820321745
OCLC Number: 43681250
Description: xxiii, 428 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: edited by Russell Duncan.

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Duncan shows the human side of war as it is rarely seen. . . . an engaging portrait.--Orlando Sentinel Russell Duncan's outstanding edition of Shaw's letters is a model for this sort of work. . . . Read more...

 
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