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The 54th Massachusetts and the Assault on Battery Wagner

The 54th Massachusetts and the Assault on Battery Wagner

Today in American Civil War History the 54th Regiment of ¬†Massachusetts Infantry, a regiment of free blacks assaulted Battery Wagner. Battery Wagner was situated on a small island that guarded the approaches from the sea-side of Charleston SC. The regiment was the lead regiment in Strong’s Brigade and thus would take the bulk of the […]

Union Dismounted Cavalry by IMEX

Dismounted Union Cavalry. Figures by IMEX. The unique feature of the figures is the fact they are carrying Colt pistols with a stock as opposed to the more usual carbines. The bugler is an interesting figure as well. He wears the braided jacket of a Hussar. The lack of a guidon figure is my only […]