Partly Printed Check signed: J. Drawn on the First National Bank of Brunswick.
Affixed at left is a 2-cent U. Internal Revenue stamp picturing Washington. Brunswick, Maine, was a stonecutter company that erected monuments in cemeteries. Colonel Chamberlain, formerly a professor at Bowdoin College, Maine, commanded the 20th Maine in its famous defense of Little Round Top in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863.His unit was posted as left flank of the Union Army and fended off repeated Confederate attacks throughout the day. He broke the Confederate lines by a bayonet charge.
Chamberlain, who was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for his actions that day, received the only battlefield promotion to General in the Civil War. At Appomattox Courthouse, 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. His severe war wounds eventually killed him in 1914.Folds, light vertical folds touch the "J" and between the "rl". Lightly shaded at blank left and upper edges. Embossed bank stamp touches payee's last name. Vertical folds touch the "J" and the "r" in Chamberlain. See more material from these signers. MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN. See more listings in our MILITARY (2,670). Please note that this is an authentically signed item. We do not sell autograph copies or signature reprints. Images shown may contain our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark. This item has been authenticated and is accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity issued by our parent company, Gallery of History, Inc.
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