The Civil War in 1863
Gettysburg National Military Park Mid-Winter Lecture Series 2013
Today's Program: "Where death for noble ends makes dying sweet." Robert Gould Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts, with Chris Gwinn.
Made famous by the 1989 film Glory, the story of the all-black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry is one of courage, determination and sacrifice. Separate history from Hollywood and discover the real story of the Robert Gould Shaw and the men of the 54th.
This series of free, one-hour programs begins at 1:30 p.m., in one of the theaters at the Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center. Additional lectures will take place on weekends through March 10 and are free of charge. Full schedule available by calling 717-334-1124 x 8023 or by visiting www.nps.gov/gett