"Marching into Charleston" sketch in The True Story of Glory Continues


"Marching into Charleston" sketch from artist's sketchbook used in the documentary The True Story of Glory Continues. This sketch depicts the regiment marching, with a close up on the right side and women waving flags on the left. This is part of a set of sketches from "A Swamp Angel's Sketchbook," which contains concepts for the film Glory.

Glory was the first film to illustrate the involvement of African American soldiers in the Civil War. The film follows the story of the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, the first African American Union regiment organized in the North during the Civil War, and culminates in the Battle at Fort Wagner.

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Motion PicturesCivil WarMovieMotion Pictures


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Credit Line: Paul Culberg

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0279.18Accession Number: 1991.0279Catalog Number: 1991.0279.18

Object Name: sketch

Physical Description: paper (overall material)graphite (overall material)paint (overall material)Measurements: overall: 17 1/8 in x 22 3/8 in; 43.4975 cm x 56.8325 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-0e61-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1460254

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