By Alice Rains Trulock
"[Trulock] brings her topic alive and escorts him via a super profession. you possibly can simply say that the definitive paintings on Joshua Chamberlain has now been done.--James Robertson, Richmond Times-Dispatch
"An instance of heritage appropriately written. the writer combines exhaustive study with an enticing prose variety to supply a compelling narrative for you to curiosity students and Civil warfare buffs alike.--Journal of army History
"A stable biography. . . . It does complete justice to an excellent life.--Library Journal
This impressive biography strains the existence and instances of Joshua L. Chamberlain, the professor-turned-soldier who led the 20th Maine Regiment to glory at Gettysburg, earned a battlefield advertising to brigadier basic from Ulysses S. provide at Petersburg, and was once wounded six occasions throughout the process the Civil struggle. selected to simply accept the formal accomplice quit at Appomattox, Chamberlain endeared himself to succeeding generations together with his unforgettable salutation of Robert E. Lee's vanquished military. After the battle, he went directly to serve 4 phrases as governor of his domestic nation of Maine and later turned president of Bowdoin collage. He wrote prolifically in regards to the battle, together with The Passing of the Armies, a vintage account of the ultimate crusade of the military of the Potomac.
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In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L. Chamberlain and the American Civil War (Civil War America) by Alice Rains Trulock