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54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment - Wikipedia


The 54th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, nicknamed the "Swamp Angels", was an infantry regiment that saw extensive service in the Union Army ...

The 54th Massachusetts Infantry - American Civil War - HISTORY.com


The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of the first official black units in the U.S. armed forces. Their courageous assault on Fort Wagner ...

America's Civil War: 54th Massachusetts Regiment | HistoryNet


So shortly after 6:30 p.m. on July 18, 1863, Union Colonel Robert Gould Shaw readied 600 men of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment for an assault on the fort.

Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry


Tired, hungry and proud, the black soldiers of the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry ... The regiment's baptism of fire had come only two days before, but the ...

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The 54<sup>th</sup> Massachusetts regiment of the Civil War was made up entirely of African Americans, except for its white officers. Because it was the first black regiment ...

54th Massachusetts Infantry (1863-1865) | The Black Past ...


The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Infantry was the first Northern black volunteer regiment enlisted to fight in the Civil War. Its accomplished combat record led to the ...

54th Massachusetts Infantry - The American Civil War


In January 1863, Secretary of War Stanton finally gave John A. Andrew, the abolitionist governor of Massachusetts, authorization to form regiments that could  ...

54th Massachusetts | The Civil War


[2] Of these groups, the 54<sup>th</sup> Massachusetts became one of the most celebrated African American .... (“America's Civil War: 54th Massachusetts Regiment”.

History - Massachusetts 54th Company A


The 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment that saw extensive federal service in the Union Army during the American Civil ...



The 54th Massachusetts Black Regiment - a list of facts about this famous regiment of black soldiers; written for both kids and adults.

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Massachusetts Historical Society: 54th Regiment


The Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment was the first military unit consisting of black soldiers to be raised in the North during the Civil War.

54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment


Washington, DC based non-profit organization comprised of amateur historians recreating the history of this Civil War unit.

The Battle of Fort Wagner Summary & Facts | Civilwar.org


Our Battle of Fort Wagner page that includes history articles, information on the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, battle maps, historic and modern photos, helpful ...