By Alice Rains Trulock
"[Trulock] brings her topic alive and escorts him via a super occupation. you will simply say that the definitive paintings on Joshua Chamberlain has now been done.--James Robertson, Richmond Times-Dispatch
"An instance of historical past appropriately written. the writer combines exhaustive learn with a fascinating prose variety to supply a compelling narrative so one can curiosity students and Civil warfare buffs alike.--Journal of army History
"A reliable biography. . . . It does complete justice to an brilliant life.--Library Journal
This impressive biography strains the existence and occasions of Joshua L. Chamberlain, the professor-turned-soldier who led the 20 th Maine Regiment to glory at Gettysburg, earned a battlefield merchandising to brigadier basic from Ulysses S. furnish at Petersburg, and was once wounded six occasions throughout the process the Civil battle. selected to just accept the formal accomplice quit at Appomattox, Chamberlain endeared himself to succeeding generations along with his unforgettable salutation of Robert E. Lee's vanquished military. After the warfare, he went directly to serve 4 phrases as governor of his domestic kingdom of Maine and later grew to become 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