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The grand old man of Maine : selected letters of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 1865-1914

Author: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain; Jeremiah E Goulka
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2004.
Series: Civil War America.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Best known as the hero of Little Round Top at Gettysburg and the commanding officer of the troops who accepted the Confederates' surrender at Appomattox, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828-1914) has become one of the most famous and most studied figures of Civil War history. After the war, he went on to serve as governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College. The first collection of his postwar letters, this
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal narratives
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914.
Grand old man of Maine.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607430621
Online version:
Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914.
Grand old man of Maine.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2004
(OCoLC)607686171
Named Person: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain; Jeremiah E Goulka
ISBN: 0807828645 9780807828649
OCLC Number: 53483443
Description: xlvii, 335 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The return of the hero --
Governor of Maine --
President of Bowdoin --
New fields --
Surveyor of customs --
U.S. Presidents --
Maine governors --
Congressional delegations 1865-1914 --
Dramatis personae --
First-name --
Nickname --
Household staff index register --
Correspondent biographies.
Series Title: Civil War America.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Jeremiah E. Goulka ; foreword by James M. McPherson.
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