Joshua Chamberlain (September 8, 1828 - February 24, 1914), American college Professor from the State of Maine who volunteered during the Civil War to join the Union Army, reaching the rank of Brigadier General. For his gallantry at Gettysburg, he was awarded the Medal of Honor.
Thomas Davee Chamberlain (April 29, 1841 – August 12, 1896) was an officer in the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment during the American Civil War, the brother of Union general Joshua L. Chamberlain, the commanding officer of the 20th Maine Infantry.
This original Medal of Honor awarded to Civil War general and Maine native Joshua Chamberlain was donated to the Brunswick-based Pejepscot Historical Society, according to a Monday announcement by the organization. The society stated that the artifact's donor wishes to remain anonymous.
Colonel Joshua Chamberlain, his 20th Maine almost out of ammunition, orders a bayonet charge against a superior force of attacking Confederates by Dale Gallon.