We The 54th Regiment

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park’s Youth Ambassador Program created a song and video about the 54th Regiment.  This is pretty good.

Searching for Black Confederates: The Civil War’s Most Persistent Myth

“Levin’s study is the first of its kind to blueprint and then debunk the mythology of enslaved African Americans who allegedly served voluntarily in behalf of the Confederacy.”–Journal of Southern History

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  • Matt McKeon Oct 30, 2011 @ 8:41

    I believe the re enactors in this video were filmed at Fort Warren on George’s Island in Boston Harbor.

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