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    National Historic Site New Hampshire

Celebration of the 54th Regiment and the Shaw Memorial

A Celebration of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment
and the Robert Gould Shaw Memorial

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, NH

Admission to the event and the park will be free that day.


Schedule

10:00-11:00
Civil War music under the tent by the Nevers 2nd Regiment Band, Concord, NH1

11:00-12:00
Demonstration and encampment by the Civil War reenactors of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, Company A, Boston, MA

12:00-1:00
Civil War music under the tent by the Nevers 2nd Regiment Band, Concord, NH

1:00-2:30
Talks by historians:

Harry Bradshaw Matthews, Associate Dean and Director, US Pluralism Center, Hartwick College and Executive Director of the US Colored Troops Institute for Local History and Family Research
African-American Troops in the US Army

David Blight, Class of 1954 Professor of American History, Director, Gilder Lehrman Center, Yale University
A Masterpiece and a Great Story: Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial Then and Now

2:40-3:40
Demonstration by the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, Company A, Boston, MA

4:00-4:30
A Ceremony of Remembrance at the Shaw Memorial
With the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, Company A, music from the Nevers' 2nd Regiment Band, and Remarks by Henry Lee.

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