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Army Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation


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.


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