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13 Of The Most Badass Civil War Beards

Get inspired by these Civil War beards just in time for No Shave November, courtesy of Badass Civil War Beards.

1. Jack Swilling

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This look says “sassy vampire-cowboy”. But that means he’s probably being hunted by….

2. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

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Normal Abe had a cool beard, too. Legend says he grew it because a small child said it would look more presidential.

3. William Gamble

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He took a gamble on this crooked facial hair style, and it paid off! (In our opinion, at least)

4. Roswell Sabine Ripley

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What do Roswell Sabine Ripley and Roswell, New Mexico have in common? They were both visited by aliens. They told Ripley to grow that out-of-this-world beard.

5. Albert Pike

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*wizard*

6. Lawrence Branch

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For those who like a nice turtleneck!

7. John Franklin Farnsworth

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If his beard is an upside-down Christmas tree, then his face is the present underneath. And that is the gift that keeps on giving.

8. William W. Goldsborough

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We give this look 10 and a half gold stars!

9. Austin Blair

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Austin Blair was ahead of his time in his support of women’s rights, abolishing slavery, and banning capital punishment. He also was a sideburns pioneer. He’s so far ahead of his time with those sideburns that we can’t even comprehend them.

10. George E. Waring, Jr.

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Doing a mini Dali even before Dali!

11. John Warfield Johnston

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Making your facial hair look like a cotton candy cloud will make you and everyone around you happier!

12. Samuel Ryan Curtis

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Honestly, we have no idea how to describe what’s going on here. They’re sorta sideburns, but sorta not? Either way, we applaud it.

13. AMBROSE BURNSIDE

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The man, the myth, the legend, the savior of Civil War facial hair.

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