Supporting the 54th

Item contributed by Massachusetts Historical Society

In a letter to Francis G. Shaw, Massachusetts Governor John A. Andrew explains his reasons for offering to Shaw’s son, Captain Robert Gould Shaw, the command of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

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25.1 cm x 19.7 cm, From the John A. Andrew papers.
The Massachusetts Historical Society provides a full transcript of this letter.

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