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Fort Wagner (also called Battery Wagner) was a beachhead fortification on Morris Island, South ... The First Battle of Fort Wagner, occurred on July 11, 1863.

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


After the July 11 assault on Fort Wagner failed, Gillmore reinforced his beachhead on Morris Island. At dusk July 18, Gillmore launched an attack spearheaded ...

Assault of Battery Wagner and death of Robert Gould Shaw - Jul 18 ...


Shaw and his 54th Massachusetts were chosen to lead the attack of July 18. ... Union artillery battered Fort Wagner all day on July 18, but the barrage did little ...

African American soldiers at the Battle of Fort Wagner, 1863 | The ...


On July 18, 1863, on Morris Island near Charleston, South Carolina, the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, a Union regiment of free African American men , ...

Battle Summary: Fort Wagner/Morris Island, SC


Fort Wagner/Morris Island Civil War battle summary.

American Civil War: Battles of Fort Wagner


The Second Battle of Fort Wagner took place on July 18, 1863, during the American Civil War. Attacking Fort Wagner on Morris Island, SC, Union troops were led ...

Fort Wagner - Civil War Academy - American Civil War


Fort Wagner on Morris Island South Carolina was attacked by the Union on July 11th and again on July 18th 1863. Both attacks failed to capture the fort.

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Jul 18, 2013 ... Glory (54h Massachusetts assault on Fort Wagner July 18, 1863) ... "Glory" (1989 ) - 54th Infantry Pre-Battle Song("Oh, My Lord") - Duration: ...
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Nov 11, 2013 ... Video shot at Boone Hall Plantation on November 10, 2013 After the July 11 assault on Fort Wagner failed, Gillmore reinforced his beachhead ...
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Jul 18, 2013 ... 150 years ago today the Union army attacked Fort Wagner outside of Charleston South Carolina. Leading the charge was the black regiment ...
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Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry


Learn more about the Battle of Fort Wagner and the role that the famous 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry played in that important attack in 1863.

“Glory” Regiment Attacks Fort Wagner, 150 Years Ago - History in ...


Jul 18, 2013 ... On the 150th anniversary of the bloody battle that inspired the movie “Glory,” take a look ... Painting depicting the Second Battle of Fort Wagner.

Striking the Blow at Fort Wagner - The New York Times


Jul 18, 2013 ... Most essential was Fort Wagner, but Union troops had been heavily repulsed ... The attack failed, but Shaw and the 54th obtained immortality.