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Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

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Joshua L. Chamberlain (1828-1914), a Bowdoin College professor, joined the army as Lt. Col. of the 20th Maine Regiment. He became a full colonel soon thereafter.

He is famous for his regiment's crucial victory at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg.

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