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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.

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Jack Swilling

This look says "sassy vampire-cowboy". But that means he's probably being hunted by....
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This look says "sassy vampire-cowboy". But that means he's probably being hunted by....

Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter

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

William Gamble

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

Roswell Sabine Ripley

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.
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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.

Albert Pike

*wizard*
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*wizard*

Lawrence Branch

For those who like a nice turtleneck!
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For those who like a nice turtleneck!

John Franklin Farnsworth

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.
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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.

William W. Goldsborough

We give this look 10 and a half gold stars!
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We give this look 10 and a half gold stars!

Austin Blair

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.
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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.

George E. Waring, Jr.

Doing a mini Dali even before Dali!
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Doing a mini Dali even before Dali!

John Warfield Johnston

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

Samuel Ryan Curtis

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.
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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.

AMBROSE BURNSIDE

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

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