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Two unidentified Union sergeants in frock coats, both with excellent chin beardsHappy Birthday to General William T Sherman and his amazing beard!Alfred Bailey was a freeman from Virginia who joined the United States Navy in 1864, serving aboard several ironside vessels including the USS Monadnock which would sail around Cape HornCharles O'Connor of Company K of the 155th New York was shot in the left arm at the Battle of Jerusalem Plank Road (part of the Petersburg Campaign) on June 22nd 1864. He was sent to Harewood Hospital outside Washington to recuperate and was finally discharged on June 25th 1865. Besides his great goatee he is wearing a wonderful example of a grey domet flannel...

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The greatest beards and moustaches of the Civil War, Daily Mail Online

The greatest beards and moustaches of the Civil WarBristling with courage: Whiskered warriors and mutton chop marauders... the hairiest heroes of the American Civil WarUpdated: 17:13 GMT, 22 February 2012The North and South have gone to war again, and this time there will be no close shaves.The Smithsonian museum has released a fantastic set of photographs of soldiers displaying some of the most outrageous facial hair of the American Civil War and they are asking the public to vote for a favourite.Sporting huge handlebar mustaches and massive mutton chops sideburns, the hirsute gents went down in history for their epic deeds on the battlefield. But who had the best beards?Will a shaggy...

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American Civil War Beards

Here we have a distinguished gentleman indeed. Reclining in his chair, Young is wearing the fine civilian clothes he donned for his post-war career as a politician and diplomat, although this photo was apparently taken at the height of the war itself, in 1863. His face demonstrates an unusual take on a goatee, with his remarkable moustache almost blocking out what little beard he has on his chin.Young was one of the leading Confederate cavalry figures of the war, more or less from start to finish. He served under Wade Hampton and J.E.B. Stuart, showing bravery and leadership skills in a series of battles that eventually won him promotion to major general late in 1864. He saw out the war...

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American Civil War Beards pictures - photos art pics

BeardsGeneral Lafayette McLaws, C.S.A. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and 1870. American Civil War photograph provided by LOC. Original medium: 1 negative: glass, wet collodion.Bookmark/Search this post withWade Hampton, C.S.A. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: 1 negative: glass, wet Hampton, C.S.A. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and 1870.Bookmark/Search this post withConfederate General George E. Pickett., C.S.A. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and 1870. LOC original medium: 1 negative: glass, wet collodion.Pickett, C.S.A.Bookmark/Search this post withConfederate General George Pickett, C.S.A. Date Created/Published: between 1860 and 1870...

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The greatest beards of the Civil War, in one chart - The Washington Post

There are only two types of men who actually look good in beards: Union Civil War generals, and Confederate Civil War generals. The epic facial hair of the Civil War has been an internet phenomenon for some time now.  But nobody thought to undertake a rigorous quantitative analysis of the beards of North and South -- until now." The War Between the Barbates: Facial hair of the commanders of the United States Civil War " is an analysis of Civil War facial hair published this week in the semi-satirical/semi-serious online journal "Proceedings of the National Institute of Science." In it, journal editor Matt J. Michel analyzes the facial hair of 123 Union commanders and 95 Confederate...

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The Phenomenology of Ugly - The New York Times

This all started the day Luigi gave me a haircut. I was starting to look like a mad professor: specifically like Doc in “Back to the Future.” So Luigi took his scissors out and tried to fix me up. Except...

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin Facts, information, pictures, articles about Vladimir Ilyich Lenin

Vladimir Il’ich Ul’ianov (who in 1901 began to call himself Lenin) was born on April 22, 1870, in Simbirsk, now Ul’ianovsk, a provincial town on the Volga, one of six children in an educated middle-class family. When he died on January 21, 1924, near Moscow, he was acclaimed as “the greatest genius of mankind, creator of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, founder of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the leader and teacher of the peoples of the whole world.” In different measure the events of his personal life, his intellectual life, and his active political life contributed to this metamorphosis.His father, of lower middle-class origin, was a graduate of the university in Kazan...

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Chesapeake man wins Civil War-era beard contest, Local News,

Beards – and other facial hair – were as much a part of the Civil War as ironclads, artillery and battle flags.The Civil War Beard Competition, now in its second iteration, attracted considerable attention during the annual Battle of Hampton Roads event recently held at the Mariners’ Museum's Monitor Center in Newport News. Several men from South Hampton Roads were among the winning contestants.Competitors literally faced off in a variety of facial hair categories that ranged from styled mustache to full beard. Rob Schieber of Chesapeake won the free style category for his full beard styled in the form of an anchor.“On and off, I’ve had a beard pretty much since I could grow one — since I...

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The Right Choice of Civil War Beard Styles for You, Popular Beard Styles

The civil war beard styles become the styles of the beard which might often be chosen by them who want to look totally different and also unique. Of course, all people can get the perfect beard look but also some people also want to get the completely different look by choosing the unique yet extraordinary beard style, as like the civil war ones.They are completely suitable for particular people since that might make them look different from others. You can go finding the references for the styles which might be suitable for you. There will be so many choices of the styles for the civil war beard which you can choose. However, if you do not exactly want to look weird, it is still important...

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When Playoff Beards Make Hockey Players Look Like Historical Figures

Every April, the NHL playoffs start. And every April hockey players start growing their "playoff beards," the rough, tough, scruff they swear not to shave until they've won the Stanley Cup or been knocked out by a better team. It's one of the best traditions in all of sports. Thing is though, we noticed that more than a couple of these hockey heroes' beards make them look like historical figures. Is that Jaromir Jagr or General Ambrose Burnside? You tell us.Henrik Lundqvist and Fidel CastroThe comparison's not hard to see: both men are revolutionaries, Castro of Cuba, Lunqvist of goaltending, both set records, Lunqvist with the New York Rangers, Castro with unemployment rates in the '80s,...

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