The True Glory of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment

An African American volunteer infantry regiment from Massachusetts gave their courage and their lives to protect the Union.

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  • Frederick Douglass

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  • The climactic scene of Glory, depicting the Battle of Fort Wagner

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  • The 4th United States Colored Infantry, mustered in Baltimore, Maryland

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