Photograph of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

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Title

Photograph of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

Description

This item is a photograph of the 54th Massachusetts Regiment that was taken in 1865. It depicts the soldiers in their dress uniforms and holding muskets in front of them. They are standing in front of a small white building. The 54th Massachusetts Regiment was the first black regiment to be created during the United States Civil War.

Subject

Civil wars
Soldiers
Minorities
Arms & armament
Military uniforms
Military service

Publisher

National Public Radio (NPR)

Life Magazine

Date Created

1865

Rights

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Format

JPEG

Extent

50.5 KB

Type

Photographs

Temporal Coverage

1865

Citation

“Photograph of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment,” Hingham Public Library Local History & Special Collections, accessed September 22, 2017, http://hinghampubliclibrary.omeka.net/items/show/348.