Saturday, October 29, 2016

American Civil War Monuments: 
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Brunswick, Maine

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, Brevet Major General, 20th Maine, four time Governor of Maine and President of Bowdoin College. Buried in Pine Grove Cemetery in Brunswick, Maine. Participated in the Battles of Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, and Five Forks. Wounded 6 times, Chamberlain had as many as 6 horses shot out from under him and was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions at Gettysburg. 
Photos courtesy of LCWRT member Monty Evans

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