Joshua Chamberlain, A Beloved Maine Legend

After four years of brutal fighting the American Civil War at last came to an end in 1865. At the surrender ceremony at Appomattox Court House, Virginia one of Maine’s sons, Joshua L. Chamberlain, would play a major role in this historic event. Chamberlain was selected to command the Union troops that would receive the flag of surrender from the Confederate Army.


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November 24, 2015