Would this also work if I'd given it vigilance before declaring the attack?
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Yes you can.
The combat phase consists of five steps:
In each of these steps players get priority and can cast instants or activate abilities. In the declare blockers step the first thing you do is declaring the blockers. It is after this that each player gets priority and can do stuff. And this is before the combat damage step