Robert Gould Shaw

Robert Gould Shaw bio

Birth Name: Robert Gould Shaw

Occupation: Person

Place Of Birth: Boston

Date Of Birth: October 10, 1837

Date Of Death: July 18, 1863

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Robert Gould Shaw was born on the 10th of October, 1837. He was famous for being a Person. Union soldier who commanded the all-black 54th Massachusetts regiment during the American Civil War. He was killed in battle in 1863, but has been posthumously honored and memorialized for his solidarity with the black soldiers he commanded even though he was white.

Robert Gould Shaw was born in Boston. From a well-to-do family of abolitionists, he enrolled in the Union Army on April 19, 1861 and was made a second lieutenant five weeks later. He also became known for the letters he wrote during the war, more than 200 total, some of which detailed war crimes committed in Darien, Georgia. The collection is held at Harvard University.

Robert Gould Shaw was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Robert Gould Shaw was born in 1830s.

Robert Gould Shaw is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Robert Gould Shaw was born in the Year of the Rooster.

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REAL NAME: Robert Gould Shaw
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Robert Gould Shaw was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Robert Gould Shaw was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are honest, observant and hardworking. They seldom rely on other people in daily life, which can make them impatient when dealing with others.

Ruling Planet: Robert Gould Shaw had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Robert Gould Shaw’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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