Background Note | HBS Case Collection | December 2011 (Revised May 2014)

Col. Joshua Chamberlain: Background to a Challenging Negotiation from the Civil War

by James K. Sebenius

Abstract

This note provides historical context and background for a challenging negotiation by Col. Joshua Chamberlain of the 20th Maine Regiment of the Union Army during the U.S. Civil War.

Keywords: History; Negotiation; United States;

Citation:

Sebenius, James K. "Col. Joshua Chamberlain: Background to a Challenging Negotiation from the Civil War." Harvard Business School Background Note 912-029, December 2011. (Revised May 2014.)