Storming of Fort Wagner

This 1889 print depicts the July 1863 storming of Fort Wagner, outside of Charleston, SC, by the 54th Massachusetts Regiment. Although the blacks soldiers in the regiment failed to take the Confederate fort, their bravery and courage gained much notice and praise throughout the North

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Medium:
Image
Date:
1889
Source:
Library of Congress
URL:
http://memory.loc.gov/service/pnp/pga/01900/01949v.jpg
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