Monthly Archives: July 2013

Colonel Shaw and Some Anniversaries

One hundred and fifty years ago this week, Colonel Robert Gould Shaw was killed during a desperate assault on South Carolina’s Fort Wagner while leading the Massachusetts 54th Regiment, the first all African-American volunteers corps. Perhaps you know about Shaw … Continue reading

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Gene’s Eulogy for Mark

Eulogy for Mark McDonough – for Funeral Service 1/13/12 We loved Mark and we are going to miss him a lot.  We take comfort from knowing that he has completed his mission here on earth and returned to his Father … Continue reading

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