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Joshua Chamberlain: Scholar, Soldier, Statesman
February 25, 2014  
Joshua L. Chanberlain

Explore the life and legacy of Joshua L Chamberlain, the scholar-turned-soldier from Maine, whose heroic actions at Little Round Top in the battle of Gettysburg became Civil War legend.

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain is perhaps best known for his heroic actions in the Battle of Gettysburg. The 34-year-old college professor from Maine would lead a fierce bayonet charge down the hill into the face of the enemy, shattering the Confederate attack. His was a life of service. From the halls of Bowdoin College, to the battlefield, to the governor’s mansion, Chamberlain exemplified the best of the 19th century manhood. “Joshua Chamberlain: Scholar, Soldier, Statesman” explores the life and legacy of Joshua Chamberlain; the early years that shaped him, his distinguished service in the Civil War, and his role as statesman upon his return home.

 

Joshua Chamberlain: Scholar, Soldier, Statesman was produced by Carroll Productions.

 

The film's producer was Beth Carroll

 

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[Joshua Chamberlain: Scholar, Soldier, Statesman originally aired on MPBN Community Films July 11, 2013.]

 

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