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CHAMBERLAIN He signs a handwritten letter in 1871 responding to a bill for nautical equipment, complaining that some of it was faulty. Brunswick, Maine, 1871 September 23. In part: Your bill is received as requested, & is I believe correct. I don't know anything about the Notch Boom but suppose Capt. It never came to my yacht, but if it was got for me, I will be accountable for it.Also I may mention that I found the pump, when I came to set it, in two pieces, never having been properly soldered or brazed. Chamberlain was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for this action.
At Appomattox Courthouse on April 9, 1865, Brevet Major General Chamberlain was chosen to accept the Confederate surrender. He then ordered Union troops to present arms to their former enemy as a mark of respect.In 1914, a serious war wound received at Petersburg in 1864 finally claimed his life, making him the last Civil War veteran to die from his war wounds. Docketed on verso of second page. Folds, vertical fold touches "J" and "L" of signature. See more material from these signers. MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN.
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