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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Identifier

C208220

Description

Gettysburg battle report from Lt. Col. Joshua L. Chamberlain to Acting Adjutant General Lt. George Herendeen at Brigade Headquarters describing the actions of his regiment, the 20th Maine, at Little Round Top.

"In the midst of this struggle, our ammunition utterly failed ... As a last, desperate resort, I ordered a charge. The word 'fix bayonets' flew from man to man. The click of the steel seemed to give new zeal to all. The men dashed forward with a shout."

Exact Creation Date

7-6-1863

Language

English

Other Location

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Disciplines

History | Military History | United States History

Letter from Chamberlain - Gettysburg battle report, July 6, 1863


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