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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828-1914), soldier, educator, and politician, married Frances Caroline Adams (1825-1905) in 1855. He taught religion, rhetoric, and languages at Bowdoin College (1856-1862), became a Major General in the Union Army, was governor of Maine (1866-1870), and president of Bowdoin (1871-1883). He also wrote military histories, developed Florida railroads and industry, and was Surveyor of Customs for Portland, Me. (1900-1914). Adams was raised by her cousin in Brunswick, Me., studied music in New York City, and taught music in Georgia before her marriage. They had two children: Grace ("Daisy") Dupee, and Harold Wyllys.

From the description of Papers of the Chamberlain-Adams family, 1827-1931 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006951

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associatedWith Abbott, Jennie M. person
associatedWith Adams, Charlotte Amelia, 1817-1855. person
associatedWith Adams family. family
associatedWith Allen, Grace Chamberlain, 1856-1937. person
associatedWith Allen, Horace Gwynn. person
associatedWith Bowdoin College. corporateBody
associatedWith Chamberlain, Frances Caroline Adams, 1825-1905. person
associatedWith Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914. person
associatedWith Clark, Mary P. person
associatedWith Farrington, Sarah Chamberlain, 1836- person
associatedWith Folsom, Deborah G. person
associatedWith Keene, Annie Chamberlain. person
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Southern States
Georgia
Maine
United States
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Women
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Families--Religious life
Music--Instruction and study
Clothing and dress
Family records
Marriage
Governor
Fathers and daughters
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Active 1931

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