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Please join us Thursday 21 November at 5:30 at the Portsmouth Athenaeum for a talk on "Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain: Man, Myth

and Monument" presented by Dr. Rick Schubart. The talk will be followed by the screening of a new documentary film on Joshua Chamberlain.

"In great deeds, something abides. On great fields, something stays. Forms change and pass; bodies disappear; but spirits linger, to consecrate ground for the vision place of souls...generations that know us not and that we know not of, heart-drawn to see where and by whom great things were suffered and done for them, shall come to this deathless field, to ponder and dream; and lo! the shadow of a mighty presence shall wrap them in its bosom, and the power of the vision pass into their souls." --Joshua Chamberlain Dr. Schubart holds an MA. and Ph.D. in American History from the State University of New York. He has taught at the Institute of Canadian American Comparative History and Politics in Montreal and just retired from Phillips Exeter Academy where he was the Chair of the History Department, the Dean of Admissions, the Director of the Washington Intern Program and held the Bates-Russell Distinguished Faculty Professorship. A scholar of early American history, the Constitution and the Civil War, Rick was appointed to the New Hampshire and US Lincoln Bicentennial Commissions. He has also worked with the Gettysburg

Foundation, the New Hampshire Humanities Council, the National Endowment for Humanities and the New Hampshire Historical Society as well as serving as a trustee of the Strawbery Banke Museum, and the American Independence Museum in Exeter. For more information, contact www.PortsmouthAthenaeum.org