Shaw memorial+54th Regiment sculpture photo

Shaw Memorial, 54th Regiment, Boston, MA (sculptor = St. Gaudens)on Memorial day, consider the 54th Regiment of African-American soldiers, led by Col. Robert G. Shaw. They went south on May 28, 1863, to fight in South Carolina. Their first attack, at Fort Wagner, was a disaster. Monumental bas-relief by Augustus St. Gaudens, on Beacon St.