This goes out to all of the brave men who fought to keep America united (or for the Confederacy, we don't judge) all while sporting sexy facial hair.
Chapman Freeman has an interesting take on the Burnsides trend. It appears that he has forgone the portion that connects his hair to the rest of his facial hair.
Facing the Enemy
Isaac Erwin Avery was known by some for his beard and by others for the note he scribbled as he lay dying on Cemetery Hill at Gettysburg. The short message he handed to his aide simply said, “Major, tell my father I died with my beard to the enemy. I. E. Avery.” Deep.
What about Henry Harrison Bingham doesn’t make him seem intelligent? His name, which is similar to a President, his sharp outfit, those glasses, that mustache, the fact that he was awarded a Medal of Honor…
John Marshall Jones was killed while trying to restore order to his
mustache troops at the battle of the Wilderness. They served him to the best of their abilities (his troops and his mustache, that is).
Charles Croswell has sideburns, right? They look like they start so far up his face— well above his ears.
Harry Thompson Hays? More like Hairy Thompson Hays, amirite?