A Brave Black Regiment

Luis F. Emilio August 19, 2019

A Brave Black Regiment Luis F. Emilio In January 1863 the Union War Department authorized the creation of a special corps composed of persons of African descent the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col Robert Gould Shaw Hundreds of free blacks enlisted When the 54th Massachusetts spearheaded the suicidal charge against Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863, the regiment was showered with acclaIn January 1863 the Union War Department authorized the creation of a special corps composed of persons of African descent the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, commanded by Col Robert Gould Shaw Hundreds of free blacks enlisted When the 54th Massachusetts spearheaded the suicidal charge against Fort Wagner on July 18, 1863, the regiment was showered with acclaim, but that defining event was not its only illustrious moment After the devastating repulse at Fort Wagner left all of the unit s ranking officers dead or wounded, Captain Luis F Emilio 1844 1918 emerged as the 54th s acting commander A Brave Black Regiment offers an unparalleled, moving, inside view of the entire history of the 54th Massachusetts, from recruitment through disbandment With a new introduction, rare, previously unpublished photos of Emilio and members of the 54th, the complete regimental roster, and his lengthy appendix concerning Confederate treatment of black prisoners of war, this Da Capo Press Persues Books Group edition is certain to remain definitive for a long time to come.

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