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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

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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 ...

The 54th Mass and the Battle of Fort Wagner | Massachusetts ...

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The 54th Mass and the Battle of Fort Wagner. Home. Jul 18, 1863. On July 18, 1863, the men of the 54 Mass, one of the union's only all-black regiments, proved  ...

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

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Jul 18, 2013 ... On the 150th anniversary of the bloody battle that inspired the movie “Glory,” take ... by the U.S. Army led a bloody assault against Fort Wagner.

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

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

Striking the Blow at Fort Wagner - The New York Times

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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.

American Civil War: Battles of Fort Wagner

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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 ...

"A Picture From Life's Other Side": Ft. Wagner: black and white ...

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Jan 22, 2011 ... This is the battle made mildly famous by the 1989 film: Glory. By helping to prove blacks could fight, Fort Wagner opened the way for President ...

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The 54th Massachusetts, a black Union regiment, heroically but unsuccessfully assaulted the Confederates at Fort Wagner in South Carolina. The 54th suffered  ...

Fort Wagner - Civil War Academy - American Civil War

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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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Fort Wagner and the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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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.

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

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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 ...

Battle Summary: Fort Wagner/Morris Island, SC

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Fort Wagner/Morris Island Civil War battle summary.