Publisher: Whig and Courier, Bangor
Date Published: August 4, 1863
Keywords: Joshua Chamberlain, Lawrence Chamberlain, Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 20th Maine, Twentieth Maine, Gettysburg, Little Round Top, Big Round Top, Civil War, battle,
Permissions: public domain
Letter to the Governor after Gettysburg

This letter written to Abner Coburn, the Governor of Maine, was published in the Bangor Whig and Courier August 4, 1863. The published version leaves off only a few lines from the end of the letter. The original letter written July 21, 1863 can be viewed at: or