Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Papers 1775-1913 (bulk 1828-1913)

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Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Papers, 1775-1913, (bulk 1828-1913)

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Papers 1775-1913 (bulk 1828-1913)

Union Army officer, educator, and governor of Maine. Correspondence, biographical notes, record books, military reports, speeches, accounts of engagements of the Army of the Potomac, and other material mostly concerning the Civil War.

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United States. Army of the Potomac

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The Army of the Potomac was created after the defeat of Union forces at the First Battle of Bull Run. Its objective was to defend Washington, D.C. by protecting the Potomac River entry into the city. The Army of the Potomac participated in the Peninsula Campaign, the Seven Days' Battles, Antietam, Gettysburg and Appomatox. Its commanders (in order of service) were McClellan, Halleck, Burnside, Hooker, Meade, and Grant. From the description of General orders, ...

Brown, John Marshall, 1838-1907

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Son of John Bundy Brown and Ann Matilda (Greely) Brown, of Portland, Me.; attended Gould Academy, Phillips Andover Academy, and Bowdoin College (class of 1860); studied law but after graduation became a U.S. Army officer, participating in various Civil War battles; returned to Portland in 1864 after being wounded and joined his father's business J.B. Brown & Sons, with his older brother Philip Henry Brown; also involved in the Portland Sugar Company and the management of a hotel; m. Alida Ca...

Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882

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Army officer. From the description of Scrapbook of Gouverneur Kemble Warren, 1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455388 ...

Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909

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U.S. Army officer, 1854-1894; commissioner, Freedman's Bureau, 1865-1872; first president, Howard University, 1869-1874. From the description of Letter : Gov[ernor]'s I[slan]d, [N.Y.?], to Book Syndicate Press, [New York], N.Y., [18]90 Nov. 8. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 34089758 Union Army career officer; defeated at Chancellorsville and Gettysburg; b. in Leeds, Me.; retired in 1894 and afterwards became president of Howard University, Washin...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Burrage, Henry S. (Henry Sweetser), 1837-1926

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Henry S. Burrage was born in Fitchburg, Mass., in 1837. He attended Brown University and entered the Union Army a year after his graduation in 1861, eventually obtaining the rank of major. After the war, he attended Newton Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1867. In 1883 he also received a Doctor of Divinity from Brown. During his life, Rev. Burrage served as a trustee of Brown and Colby College, as state historian of Maine, as well as in many other capacities. He wrote and publish...

Woodman, Cyrus, 1814-1889

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Lawyer, businessman, and land agent; originally of Buxton, Me.; later lived in Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Massachusetts; interested in Buxton, Me., area history and was buried in Buxton. From the description of Walpole Meeting House scrapbook, 1873 June 13. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 387973769 Lawyer and landowner, of Buxton and Portland, Me., Winslow, Ill., Mineral Point, Wis., Cambridge, Mass., and elsewhere. From the descri...

Connor, Selden, 1839-

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Studied law in Woodstock, Vermont, 1860; enlisted in lst. Vermont regiment, April 1860; mustered out August 1861 and commissioned lieutenant-colonel of 7th. Maine regiment; became colonel of 19th. Maine regiment December 1863 and commanded 1st. brigade, 2nd. division, 2nd. Army corps until March 1864; promoted brigadier-general of volunteers, June 1864; mustered out of service, April 1866; wounded May 6, 1864 in battle of the Wilderness. From the description of Papers, 1858-1866. (Br...

Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence, 1828-1914

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Soldier, governor of Maine, college president, and professor at Bowdoin College, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 70938490 From the description of Papers, 1867-1913 (bulk 1880-1913). (Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center). WorldCat record id: 40477001 U.S. Army officer and governor of Maine, of Brunswick, Me. From the description of Joshua Lawrenc...

Hamlin, Charles, 1837-1911

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Lawyer and author, of Maine. From the description of The impeachment of Johnson, undated. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 243695873 Lawyer practicing in Maine. From the description of Correspondence, 1900 Jan. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70978608 ...

United States. Army. Corps, 5th (1862-1865)

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Sargent, Horace Binney, 1821-1908

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Civil War cavalry officer, served with the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry; commanded the Grand Army of the Department of Massachusetts. From the description of Poem, n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 55531548 ...

United States. Army. Maine Infantry Regiment, 20th (1862-1865). Company G

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McClellan, Carswell, 1835-1892

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