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Civil War: The 54th's Record of Tenacious Courage, part four

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A clever confederate strategy confronts the union's 54th Regiment of black NCO's and white officers, but their charge continues.

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Waiting was over. The 54th Regiment with 900 of its black soldiers were crammed into two small steamers moving toward Charleston. Soon they would be in deadly combat leading the charge to Fort Wagner.

Four warships and eleven troop ships travelled with them. The sea stormed and rain poured.

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