The Shaw Memorial


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The Shaw Memorial focuses on the powerful memorial created by Saint-Gaudens to honor one of the first African-American units of the Civil War. Six sections of in-depth material explore the artist and his working methods, historical background on Shaw and the regiment, the memorial and its conservation, text from the exhibition, and teaching resources.

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    Topics: The Civil War & Reconstruction, Visual Arts & Performing Arts, History-Social Science, United States History