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Re-enactors representing both North and South fire a volley on Morris Island near Charleston, S.C., on Thursday during an observance of the 150th anniversary of the charge of the black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

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'Glory': Civil War fight by black troops recalled

Civil War re-enactors gathered on a wind-swept beach and marked the 150th anniversary Thursday of the famed attack by the black 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry — a battle that showed the world black soldiers could fight and later was chronicled in the movie “Glory.”


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