Tribute to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

Something for the weekend.  A stirring tribute to Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, who, with his boys of the 20th Maine, quite possibly saved the Union at Little Round Top on July 2, 1863.  A professor who volunteered to fight, Chamberlain was typical of those who stepped forward, North and South, and risked their lives for love of their country, at a time when the question of what that country consisted of was being decided on the battlefield. (more…)

Published in: on February 5, 2011 at 5:30 am  Comments (3)  
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