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Ambrose Burnside

The origins of sideburns - Ambrose Everett Burnside was an American soldier and Civil War General. His unique facial hair style led to the term, "sideburns.

I General Lee don't find Civil War jokes to be funny. Ok, yes, I do.

I am a great admirer of General Robert E. Robert Edward Lee was an American career military officer who is best known for having commanded the Confederate Army of Northern Virginia in the American Civil War

The term "sideburns" is a corruption of "Burnside", after General Ambrose Burnside (above and below), a Union General in the American Civil War, who sported unusual facial hair.

Ambrose Burnside United States Senator who's distinctive style of facial hair became known as sideburns, derived from his last name.

This is Major General Ambrose Burnside, the commander of the Union army of the Potomac. He is best known for leading the army to a crushing defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg and for his distinctive facial hair, which later became known as the, you guessed it, sideburn.  Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/amazing-american-civil-war-photos-turned-into-glorious-color-2013-10#ixzz2glVBfAm8

Amazing American Civil War Photos Turned Into Glorious Color

Union generals of the American Civil War

Civil War Union Generals: Ulysses S. Grant in the center; starting at top going clockwise: Phillip Sheridan, Andrew Porter, Winfield Hancock, Oliver Howard, George Meade and William T.

I'm so sexy, I scare myself.

His moustache was as popular, if not more, than his art! Surrealist painter Salvador Dali topped a new poll of the best-known moustaches of all time. Here's a look at some moustaches that made the cut.

Among the last living photos of Robert E. Lee.

The last known pictures of Robert E. Lee, taken post-Civil War. A man of morals and honor.he was torn about the Civil War but stayed true to his home state Virginia.

Born: July 9th 1942  ~ Richard Roundtree is an American actor. He has been called "the first black action hero" for his portrayal of private detective John Shaft in the 1971 film Shaft, and its sequels, Shaft's Big Score and Shaft in Africa.          Spouse: Mary Jane Grant (m. 1963–1973)

Richard Roundtree, star of Shaft, survived a male breast cancer diagnosis in 1993

Violet Jessop, stewardess and Titanic Survivor

Violet Constance Jessop was an ocean liner stewardess and nurse who achieved fame by surviving the disastrous sinkings of sister ships RMS Titanic and HMHS Britannic in 1912 and 1916 respectively. In addition

Holocaust Survivor Says Obama’s America identical To Hitler’s Germany. The liberals have also threatened to "Assassinate " Trey Gowdy for the Benghazi investigation committee.

Anita Dittman, a Holocaust survivor says that Obama's America is identical to Hitler's Germany. -- Holocaust Survivor Says Obama's America identical To Hitler's Germany ://po.

Warner Baxter (March 29, 1889 – May 7, 1951)known for his role as The Cisco Kid in "In Old Arizona"(1929), for which he won an  Academy Award for Best Actor in 1929. He  starred in a series of 10 "Crime Doctor" films for Columbia Pictures. Baxter made over 100 films between 1914 and 1950.

Warner Baxter (March 1889 – May for his role as The Cisco Kid in "In Old for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor in He starred in a series of 10 "Crime Doctor" films for Columbia Pictures. Baxter made over 100 films between 1914 and

Clara Barton    1821 - 1912  FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS    This schoolteacher turned Civil War nurse was intrepid on the battlefield and ingeniously helpful after the fighting ended.

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♡♥♡♥ Clara Barton 1821 - 1912 FOUNDER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS This schoolteacher turned Civil War nurse was intrepid on the battlefield and ingeniously helpful after the fighting ended.

A military photo of Audie Murphy The most decorated soilder in WWII. His story was told in  the movie To Hell and Back in which he Starred in playing himself.

Audie Murphy - Real American hero, movie star and most decorated veteran of World War II, has a VA Medical Center named after him in San Antonio, Texas. He died in a plane crash, 47 years old.

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