Through Blood & Fire: Selected Civil War Papers of Major General Joshua Chamberlain

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Stackpole Books, 1996 - History - 226 pages
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Though long overlooked by Civil War enthusiasts, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain has become a twentieth-century hero thanks to novels, film, and television. In "Through Blood and Fire" you'll learn why Chamberlain, a college professor, joined the war and how he triumphed through it. Chamberlain was a highly motivated man, and you'll come to understand what drove him as you read the letters he wrote during the long days at the battlefront.

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Historian Nesbitt (Saber and Scapegoat, Stackpole, 1994) skillfully brings together the correspondence of Joshua Chamberlain during the years of the Civil War. In a transitional narrative provided by ... Read full review

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