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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.
About This Item
- Title: Joshua L. Chamberlain, ca. 1862
- Creator: William Pierce, Brunswick
- Creation Date: circa 1861
- Subject Date: circa 1861
- Media: Carte de visite
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 6 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 1927
- Collection: 20th Maine Regiment officers photograph album
- Object Type: Image
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Standardized Subject Headings
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Regimental Histories--20th Maine (1862-1865)--Photographs
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