Joshua Chamberlain

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Birthday
8, 1828
Birthplace
Brewer, ME
Death Date
Feb 24, 1914 (85)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
8, 1828
Birthplace
Brewer, ME
Death Date
Feb 24, 1914 (85)

About

Professor who joined the Union Army during the Civil War and received the Medal of Honor for his bravery at Gettysburg.

Before Fame

He graduated from Bowdoin College, where he later taught.

Trivia

He served for four years as the Republican Governor of Maine.

Family Life

His younger brother, Thomas, was also an officer in a Maine regiment of the Union Army.

Associated With

During his college teaching years, he made the acquaintance of Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of Uncle Tom's Cabin.