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Brunswick in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain

1828     1914

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
1. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Inscription.  
Major General of United States Volunteers
Recipient of Congressional Medal of Honor for gallant conduct at
Battle of Gettysburg

Governor of Maine     1867 – 1871
President of Bowdoin College   1871 – 1888

 
Erected 1934 by Daughters of the American Revolution, State of Maine Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Medal of Honor Recipients series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 43° 54.622′ N, 69° 57.823′ W. Marker is in Brunswick, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Maine Street and Potter Street, on the right when traveling south on Maine Street. Marker is located across the street from Bowdoin College. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brunswick ME 04011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robinson Memorial Gate (within shouting distance of this marker); Company K, 1st Maine Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet
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By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
2. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
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away, measured in a direct line); Bowdoin College World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bowdoin College War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harriet Beecher Stowe House (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Robinson Memorial Gate (approx. ¼ mile away); Brunswick Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Founding of the Maine Medical Association (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brunswick.
 
Also see . . .  Joshua L. Chamberlain Home. Pejepscot Historical Society webpage. (Submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
3. Marker at the Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain House
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
4. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Marker
Marker can be seen on the house under the windows to the left of the front entrance.
Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
5. Home of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
6. Statue of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
This statue of Chamberlain is located across the street from the marker, on the grounds of Bowdoin College where he served as President.
Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
7. Grave of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain
Gen. Chamberlain is buried at Pine Grove Cemetery, a short distance east of the marker.
Chamberlain Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, September 4, 2004
8. Chamberlain Grave Marker
Joshua L Chamberlain
Medal of Honor
Bvt. Maj. Gen. 20 Maine Inf.
Civil War
Sep 8, 1828     Feb 24, 1914
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,468 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   7, 8. submitted on August 5, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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