Thursday, July 9, 2009

The Making of a Masterpiece - Phase 4

Tom Chamberlain, the younger brother and also the aid of J.L. Chamberlain started to appear. He was the youngest brother of J. L. Chamberlain. While there has not been much written about Thomas, we do know that he was born April 29, 1841. Devoted to his older brother, he fought beside him in many battles during the Civil War. He died at the age of 55 from chest ailments that had plagued him most of his life.

The 20th Maine Regiment was "mustered in" on August 20, 1862 and ended their service July 16, 1865.

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