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CHAMBERLAIN, JOSHUA

chamberlain joshua l

Daring heroism and great tenacity in holding his position on the Little Round Top against repeated assaults, and carrying the advance position on the Great Round Top.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Colonel (highest rank: Brevet Major General) 20th Maine Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1863 Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine

Citation

Daring heroism and great tenacity in holding his position on the Little Round Top against repeated assaults, and carrying the advance position on the Great Round Top.