Skip navigation

'Glory': Civil War fight by black troops recalled

Dozens of Civil War re-enactors gathered Thursday to commemorate the 150th anniversary of a famed attack by the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry — a battle in South Carolina that showed the world black soldiers could fight and was chronicled in the movie "Glory."Full story

Whaling ship launching in Conn. after $7M overhaul

It survived countless storms and Confederate raids during the Civil War while taking crews across unchartered oceans in search of whales whose oil lit the world. Full story

2nd re-enactment of Battle of Gettysburg begins

The Battle of Gettysburg is underway for the second time in a week and tourists are converging in droves even if the outcome of the Civil War's pivotal encounter has been known for 150 years. Full story

Sponsored Links

Articles

Beware the Civil War relic: It could be stolen - or a fake

Visitors flock to remember Gettysburg battle

Hollywood helps turn Gettysburg hill into top site

'War' ends, park service holds Gettysburg ceremony

Mississippi monument rededicated to mark Iowa's role in Civil War siege

Astronomer Sleuths Solve Civil War Mystery of 'Stonewall' Jackson's Death

Three Memphis parks drop names that honor Confederate past

Map shows Civil War shipwreck in 3-D

Related Photos

A Confederate officer is shot by Federal (Union) soldiers during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg
A Confederate officer is shot by Federal (Union) soldiers during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

A Confederate officer is shot by Federal soldiers during the final battle of the Gettysburg conflict, "Pickett's Charge," is fought between Confederate and Federal soldiers as part of re-enactment activities July 7, 2013, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysbu

Confederate troops fire on the Federal (Union) postions during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg
Confederate troops fire on the Federal (Union) postions during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Confederate troops fire on the Federal postions during the final battle of the Gettysburg conflict, "Pickett's Charge," is fought between Confederate and Federal soldiers as part of re-enactment activities July 7, 2013, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Confederate troops fire on the Federal (Union) positions during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg
Confederate troops fire on the Federal (Union) positions during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Confederate troops fire on the Federal positions during the final battle of the Gettysburg conflict, "Pickett's Charge," is fought between Confederate and Federal soldiers as part of re-enactment activities July 7, 2013, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Federal (Union) cannon batteries fire toward Confederate lines during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg
Federal (Union) cannon batteries fire toward Confederate lines during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Federal cannon batteries fire toward Confederate lines during the final battle of the Gettysburg conflict, "Pickett's Charge," as part of re-enactment activities July 7, 2013, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Gettysburg officials are expect

Federal (Union) officers move through dead and injured Confederate soldiers during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg
Federal (Union) officers move through dead and injured Confederate soldiers during re-enactment activities recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg

Federal officers move through dead and injured Confederate soldiers during the final battle of the Gettysburg conflict, "Pickett's Charge," as part of re-enactment activities July 7, 2013, recognizing the 150th anniversary of the U.S. Civil War battle in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Gettysburg officia