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.
Henry Alexander Frink’s beard is frinkin’ gorgeous, dontcha think?
Chip Off the Ol’ Block
We’ve talked about Alfred Mouton before, but I found a picture of his father Alexandre:
Alfie must have made his daddy so proud with that bead!
Thomas Brodhead Van Buren? More like Thomas Broadbeard Van Buren!
Grubb a Dub Dub
Here’s E. Burd Grubb and his immaculate burnsides. You know what they say, after all…”A Burd in the hand is worth two in the bush(y hair)”.
In the short history of the Confederate States, Judah P. Benjamin served as Attorney General, Secretary of War and Secretary of State. That’s a lot of promotions in a short period of time. And we’re sure it had nothing to do with his chinstrap. Nothing at all.
Albert Erskine was the Albert Einstein of Civil War facial hair. And that beard is like an a-bomb. Boom.
Ludwig/Louis Blenker may have been accused of being careless with supplies, but no one could accuse him of being careless with facial hair.
James Lawrence Orr has a fOrrhead that’s so big, it could be a fivehead. Or a sixhead.
"A barber tried to shave me once…I ate his liver with some fava beans and a nice chianti…"