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 Volunteer Infantry Regiment was one of the first official
black units in the U.S. armed forces. Their courageous assault on Fort Wagner ...
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.
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.
Washington, DC based non-profit organization comprised of amateur historians
recreating the history of this Civil War unit.
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 ...
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 Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54<sup>th</sup> Regiment Memorial, located
across Beacon Street from the State House, serves as a reminder of the heavy ...
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 Infantry Regiment was one of the most celebrated
regiments of black soldiers that fought in the Civil War. Known simply as "the 54th