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Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862

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Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 6, page 174.

Joshua L. Chamberlain, a former Bowdoin College professor, joined the army as the Lieutenant Colonel of the 20th Maine Volunteer Regiment. He was later promoted to colonel, and eventually to general.

Chamberlin is celebrated for leading the charge at Little Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg.