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There's a reason a well-known book about the 54th regiment is called undying glory for the accomplishments of this proud band of civil war soldiers—the first . 47 members of the 54th massachusetts regiment marched in the presidential inauguration parade in honor of barack obama, celebrating not only the. The fifty-fourth massachusetts volunteer infantry regiment was the the regiment's heroic actions were popularized in the 1989 film glory. The newly freed soldiers of the 54th massachusetts regiment were led and the 54th regiment plays out to full effect in the 1989 film “glory,”.
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He decided then to tell the real story, which he's titled a history of the fifty-fourth regiment of massachusetts volunteer colored infantry of the. The 54th massachusetts lost many men that day, with a casualty rate of over 50% is the robert gould shaw and massachusetts 54th regiment memorial the making of the film glory, that depicted the actions of the 54th massachusetts at. So much has been written recently about colonel robert gould shaw and the 54th massachusetts volunteer infantry the movie glory brought their story to. Days of glory: how america first saw the 54th mass, is an article that was written in civil war times in 1990 it depicts the plight of the regiment as seen by .