Tag: july 11 1863

  • Gaining a Foothold on Morris Island – July 10-11, 1863 Part 1

    Background and Plan The nasty battle for Morris Island, South Carolina in the summer of 1863 was highlighted by the failed attempt of the 54th Massachusetts and other regiments on 18 July. The bold attempt, depicted in the film Glory, is most of what people know about the lengthy fight for control of this island […]