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Colonel

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

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Organization:    20th Maine Infantry
Entered Service:   Brunswick, Maine.
Birth:   8 September 1828, Brewer Maine.
Date Medal Issued:   11 August 1893.


Date of Action:   2 July 1863.
Place of Action:   Gettysburg, Pa.


Citation:
Daring heroism and great tenacity in holding his position on the Little Round Top against repeated assaults, and carrying the advance position on the Great Round Top.
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US Army Medal of Honor, 1865


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