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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.

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.
US Army Medal of Honor, 1865

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