MAJOR GENERAL JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN - STOCK CERTIFICATE SIGNED - HFSID 283510
Sale Price $2,040.00
JOSHUA LAWRENCE CHAMBERLAIN
Stock Certificate of the Ocala and Silver Springs Company, signed by Chamberlain as company President in 1892.
Stock Certificate signed: "Joshua L. Chamberlain" as President, 11¾x9½. $10 common stock certificate issued to W. L. Perham on March 7, 1892. Incorporated in the State of New Jersey. Also signed by the Treasurer (name illegible) and by bank official "J. Q. Adams". Docketing on verso. Colonel Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828-1914) commanded the 20th Maine in its famous defense of Little Round Top in the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863. Chamberlain was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for this action. At Appomattox Courthouse on 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. Chamberlain was later elected Governor of Maine (1866-1870) and served as President of Bowdoin College. In 1914, a serious war wound received a Petersburg in 1864 finally claimed his life, making him the last Civil War veteran to die from his war wounds. Chamberlain, a great success as a soldier, scholar and statesman, proved a poor businessman. Like many of his financial ventures, the Florida enterprise offered here, invested in railroads and a hotel, proved unsuccessful. Vertical fold creases. Wear notches at edges of folds. Ink stamps on verso - some show through. Soiled. Pencil note (unknown hand) at lower right margin. Otherwise, fine condition.
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