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In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L. Chamberlain and the American Civil War

In the Hands of Providence This biography traces the life and times of Joshua L. Chamberlain, the professor-turned-soldier who led the Twentieth Maine Regiment to glory at Gettysburg, earned a battlefield promotion to brigadier general from Ulysses S. Grant at Petersburg, and was wounded six times in the Civil War.

Important places

Little Round Top (22)
Fredericksburg (59)
Gettysburg (382)
Petersburg (59)


Fredericksburg (58)
Petersburg (59)
Adams (409)


Virginia (2,431)
Pennsylvania (4,458)


United States (64,950)

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Piedmont (USA) (1,063)
Appalachian Mountains (1,111)