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Item 4342

Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain's grave site, Brunswick, 1981

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1981-07-31 Location: Brunswick Media: Photographic print

Item 9904

Lt. Col. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1862 Location: Brunswick Media: Photograph, print on paper

Item 13969

Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain

Contributed by: Brewer Public Library Date: circa 1865 Location: Brewer Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Maine's 20th Regiment

The War was not going well for the Union and in the summer of 1862, when President Lincoln called for an additional 300,000 troops, it was not a surprise to see so many men enlist in an attempt to bring proper leadership into the Army.


South Portland's Wartime Shipbuilding

Two shipyards in South Portland, built quickly in 1941 to construct cargo ships for the British and Americans, produced nearly 270 ships in two and a half years. Many of those vessels bore the names of notable Mainers.


A Day for Remembering

Most societies have had rituals or times set aside to honor ancestors, those who have died and have paved the way for the living. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is the day Americans have set aside for such remembrances.

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Bangor Historical Society

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Life on a Tidal River - Bangor Site Resources

Print. Pullen, John J. Joshua Chamberlain: a hero's life and legacy. Mechanicburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1999. Print. Pullen, John J.

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Highlighting Historical Hampden - War of 1812

The elder Chamberlain was a shipbuilder from Orrington and lost two ships in the Battle of Hampden. (Little 1909) Many townspeople were held captive…