Joshua Chamberlain became the "hero of Gettysburg" when he and his regiment, the 20th Maine, bravely held Little Round Top against determined Rebel assault. Chamberlain's reputation as a soldier continued to grow in the decades that followed the war. Yet Joshua Chamberlain, the soldier, is only part of the story of this remarkable life. Here, Longacre skillfully investigates and analyzes all aspects of Chamberlain's life and career, before and after the Civil War. 395 pages. paperback.