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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.

    Jack Swilling

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

    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.

    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)

    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.

    Albert Pike

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    *wizard*

    Lawrence Branch

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    For those who like a nice turtleneck!

    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.

    William W. Goldsborough

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    We give this look 10 and a half gold stars!

    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.

    George E. Waring, Jr.

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    Doing a mini Dali even before Dali!

    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!

    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.

    AMBROSE BURNSIDE

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