African Americans and Soldiers and Other fighting soldiers
How did they impact the nation?
They fought and protected America
The 54th Massachusetts saw a lot of action during the American Civil War but are most famous for their assault on Fort Wagner in South Carolina.
What was the cause of the fighting soldiers?
The 54th Massachusetts Assault on Fort Wagner is what they are most remembered for (see below) however they participated in other action including the Battle of Olusteem, the Battle of Honey Hill, and the Battle of Boykin's
The 54th Regiment became famous for its fighting prowess and for the great courage of its members.
The 54th Massachusetts Regiment of the Union Army during the Civil War is most well known for the fact that it was the first African American infantry fighting regiment.