The Resource Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, edited by Russell Duncan

Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, edited by Russell Duncan

Label
Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw
Title
Blue-eyed child of fortune
Title remainder
the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw
Statement of responsibility
edited by Russell Duncan
Title variation
Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Through nearly two hundred letters, the son of a wealthy Boston abolitionist wrote of his experiences as the commander of the all-black 54th Massachusetts Infantry in the Civil War. The portrait that emerges is of a man more divided and complex--though no less heroic--than the Shaw depicted in the celebrated film Glory
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1837-1863
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaw, Robert Gould
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E513.5 54th
LC item number
.S53 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Duncan, Russell
  • Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Shaw, Robert Gould
  • Shaw, Robert Gould
  • United States
  • United States
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • Soldiers
  • Soldiers
  • United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th (1863-1865)
  • Shaw, Robert Gould, 1837-1863
  • Military participation
  • Soldiers
  • Amerikaanse burgeroorlog
Label
Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, edited by Russell Duncan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "What War Really Is"
  • "A Lull before the Storm"
  • "Metallic Coffins"
  • "Even More than Mother"
  • "I as a Nigger Colonel"
  • "The Camp at Readville"
  • "So Fine a Set of Men"
  • "The Burning of Darien"
  • "Montgomery the Kansas Man"
  • "God Isn't Very Far Off"
  • Foreword
  • "Nothing but Praise."
  • William S. McFeely
  • Introduction: Robert Gould Shaw: A Biographical Essay
  • "Goodbye the Drum Is Beating"
  • "The Road through the Woods"
  • "John Brown's Prison"
  • "A Regular Old Jog Trot Camp Life"
  • "Ladies with Petticoats About"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780820314594
Lccn
91046644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25094043
Label
Blue-eyed child of fortune : the Civil War letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw, edited by Russell Duncan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • "What War Really Is"
  • "A Lull before the Storm"
  • "Metallic Coffins"
  • "Even More than Mother"
  • "I as a Nigger Colonel"
  • "The Camp at Readville"
  • "So Fine a Set of Men"
  • "The Burning of Darien"
  • "Montgomery the Kansas Man"
  • "God Isn't Very Far Off"
  • Foreword
  • "Nothing but Praise."
  • William S. McFeely
  • Introduction: Robert Gould Shaw: A Biographical Essay
  • "Goodbye the Drum Is Beating"
  • "The Road through the Woods"
  • "John Brown's Prison"
  • "A Regular Old Jog Trot Camp Life"
  • "Ladies with Petticoats About"
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxiii, 421 pages
Isbn
9780820314594
Lccn
91046644
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)25094043

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