illed him instantly.
He died without a pang.
As he lay upon the field, his face wore the expression of a perfect repose.
On the spot where he fell, he was buried.
A pile of roughly hewn stone and cannon-balls has been raised in commemoration of the battle on that part of the ground which was the scene of the most desperate passage of the fight.
His grave is just inside the little fence that encircles this monument.
Robert Gould Shaw.
Private 7th New York Volunteer Militia, April 19, 1861; Second Lieu.
Tenant 2d Mass. Vols. (Infantry), May 28, 1861; first Lieutenant July 8, 1861; Captain, August 10, 1862; Colonel 54th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), April 17, 1863; killed at Fort Wagner, S. C., July 18, 1863.
during the years 1859 and 1860 there might have been seen daily on the Staten Island ferry-boat, early in the morning and late in the afternoon, a pale, thoughtful-looking young man, with a manner so quiet and serene as to seem almost lazy.
His light hair and moustache,