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Glory (1989) - Matthew Broderick Civil War Antietam Union Battle Uniform

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Original Union Battle Uniform worn by "Matthew Broderick" in the epic Edward Zwick directed Civil war film "Glory" (1989) based on the books "Lay This Laurel" by Lincoln Kirstein and "One Gallant Rush" by Peter Burchard, and the personal letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw.
 
Costume has been screen matched to the "Battle of Antietam" scenes.
 
The film is about one of the first military units of the Union Army, during the American Civil War, to consist entirely of African-American men (except for its officers), as told from the point of view of Colonel Shaw, its white commanding officer. The regiment is known especially for its heroic actions at Fort Wagner.
 
Glory was nominated for five Academy Awards and won three, including one for Denzel Washington for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Private Silas Tripp
 
Starring Matthew Broderick, Denzel Washington, Cary Elwes and Morgan Freeman.

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