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Glory: A Phenomenal Film

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The characters of this movie had to face death in ways that were both typical and atypical to soldiers of the Civil War. In this movie the 54th regiment has, in some cases been surrounded by death, like Sargent John Rawlins was as a grave digger. These men volunteered to join the regiment and fought to be placed on the front lines. They understood that they would likely die in battle. The also faced the fact that they could be killed for their race or their support of an African American infantry. The men of the 54th infantry were willing to enlist and face the dangers of war because they felt the cause they were fighting for was worthwhile enough to die for. (Fields & Zwick, 1989). I think that Glory is a phenomenal film. History is something
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