“On Great Fields: The Life and Unlikely Heroism of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain,” by Ronald White

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain of Maine was a trained minister and professor at Bowdoin College before the Civil War. During the bloody conflict he entered the Union Army, and rose to the rank of major general. Historian Ronald White details Chamberlain’s remarkable career, including his regiment’s heroic actions at the 1863 battle of Gettysburg.


Ronald C. White is the New York Times bestselling author of biographies “A. Lincoln” and “American Ulysses,” as well as three other books on Lincoln. He earned his Ph.D. at Princeton University.


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