Civil War Journal: The 54th Massachusetts (1993)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Race & Ethnicity  |   Run Time - 50 min.  |  
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This video is part of an acclaimed series from The History Channel that chronicles the American Civil War. The series uses archival photographs, diaries, articles, re-enactments, and scholarly commentary to tell the story of the War Between the States. This episode tells the story of the illustrious Union regiment that was comprised solely of African-Americans. The film studies the attitudes of Northerners and Southerners towards these unique soldiers.

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African-American, Civil-War [US], regiment, Union-Army, war