For those people who did not study the Civil War or doesnft know anything about the Civil War, there were many African Americans fighting too. Before the Civil War, the African Americans that were not freed by their landowners were treated poorly. Some left their family in the south and escaped to the north in hope to get more freedom and also to help bring an end to slavery. After the battle at Antietam,
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sentiments towards the African American fighting in the Civil War, the 54th regiment still proved themselves to be a significant part of the northern soldiers. They were brave, and willing to sacrifice their lives to help their family in the south that are still under control of slavery. Although the 54th regiment had severe casualties in the battle at Fort Wagner, they were still a big part of the Civil War and cannot be disregarded.