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aside from being a Union civil war general who conducted successful compaign in north carolina and east tennessee
(but suffered disastrous defeats at the Battle of Fredericksburg and the Battle of the Crater) he was also a
railroad executive, industrialist, inventor and of course the governor of rhode island (most important state ever)
from 1866 to 1869.
In 1871, he became the first president of the National Rifle Association, holding the office until 1872.
Burnside was noted for his unusual facial hair, joining strips of hair in front of his ears to his mustache but with the chin clean-shaven; the word burnsides was coined to describe this style. The syllables were later reversed to give sideburn
for more information, here’s the wikipedia page:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ambrose_Burnside
tell my what you like and don’t like about my coloring so i can improve, and if you liked it then check
out my profile where i post a lot of other colorized pics
How to prove you’re not just growing a beard because you’ve got no chin
Antietam and Fredericksburg were not his finest hour
Will this look make a comeback?
Did people back then question his choice of hair style and facial hair or was this semi-normal?
So he is the great gand father of Sideburns
Those are some really cool sideburns, not gonna lie.
He was waiting for pontoon bridges to show up before he shaved.