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.
Civil War music under the tent by the Nevers 2nd Regiment Band, Concord, NH1
Demonstration and encampment by the Civil War reenactors of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, Company A, Boston, MA
Civil War music under the tent by the Nevers 2nd Regiment Band, Concord, NH
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
Demonstration by the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Regiment, Company A, Boston, MA
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.