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"Glory" (1989)

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Colonel Robert Gould Shaw Meets the 54th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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Good morning, gentlemen!

I am Colonel Robert Gould Shaw.

I am your commanding officer.

It is a great pleasure to see you all here today.


It is my hope that the same courage, spirit, and honor which has brought us together will one day restore this union.

My God bless us all!

  Robert Gould Shaw

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