318: Joshua Chamberlain, Major General, Als To Lincoln
Joshua Chamberlain, Major General, ALS to Lincoln Scholar Frederick Meserve, 1911
Joshua Chamberlain (1828-1914), Maine college professor who volunteered his services and became a Medal of Honor-winning brevet major general, and later a four-time Governor of Maine and president of Bowdoin College. ALS, 1p, Jan. 31, 1911, Portland, Maine, to Frederick Hill Meserve (1865-1962), the preeminent cataloger of Lincoln photography, requesting copies of Meserve's book for inclusion in the Bowdoin library and distribution among the members of the many clubs to which he belongs.
Very good condition.