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Mike Simmons African Studies Black Soldiers in the Civil War The true meanings of duty courage and commitment were exemplified by the story of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts regiment in the Civil War and the characters in the film Glory Throughout the many trials and tests of their dignity and bravery these African-American soldiers prevailed indefinitely in a cause that they firmly believed in Although the public scrutiny and criticisms that the organizers of the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts faced when the formation of an all black regiment was initially announced these heroic leaders were no thwarted in their attempts to bring an inferior race into the Unions army Early public disbelief and reaction were not the only form of discrimination that these soldiers so bravely confronted Also they combated discrimination on the battlefield and camps as well as in training Besides discrimination the blacks had to be chivalrous to endure the hardships of battle create and shape important heroes and teach the world a lesson that would not be soon forgotten Early public disbelief and intolerance nearly obstructed the formation the first black Union soldiers in the Fifty Fourth Massachusetts regiment but with the courage persistence and sense of duty that the instrumental leaders possessed nothing could stop their efforts in an attempt for equal rights The placement of blacks in the military during the Civil War was a bold experiment that could only be accepted by whites slowly and with determination John A Andrews the governor of Massachusetts during the Civil War led the movement of Negro troops He ignored the popular ideals and opinions of his constituents and risked his reputation to express something that he fully believed in Governor Andrew those who the war was being fought over participate in it and somehow have dictate the fate of their black brothers and sisters in the South And yet lingering in the minds of the white Northern population was
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