“Oh, praise an’ tanks!
De Lord he come To set de people free;
An’ massa tink it day ob doom,
An we ob jubilee.”
During the American Civil War more than 2,000 regiments of infantry, cavalry and artillery mustered to fight in the conflict. Re-discover a regiment very little is known about: The first black regiment in the Union Army, the first to fight against Confederate soldiers and the first to be brigaded with white regiments—the 1st South Carolina Volunteers.