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Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine
July 4, 2015  
Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine

The story of Brewer, Maine native and Civil War Lieutenant Colonel Joshua Chamberlain is featured on MPBN Community Films. He led the 20th Maine regiment in historic battles at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Petersburg and Five Forks.

In August of 1862, a new regiment of volunteers was being formed in Maine – the 20th Regiment. Their colonel was a West Point graduate named Adelbert Ames, already hardened by battle. Their lieutenant colonel was a little – known theology professor named Joshua Chamberlain. Using period photographs, prints, music and personal accounts, this program takes you through the Civil War battles to Appomattox where Chamberlain was chosen to represent the armies of the Potomac at the surrender.


The Film Production Company of Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine was BC Productions.


The Film Producer of Joshua Chamberlain and the 20th Maine was Northeast Historic Film.



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