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Ambrose E. Burnside

Date of Birth:      May 23, 1824
Hometown:         Liberty, IN
Education:           West Point, 1847
Final Wartime Rank:    Major General
Final Peacetime Rank:  N/A

Date of Death:    September 13, 1881
Place of Death:   Bristol, RI
Buried At:           Providence, RI

Major Battles:        First Manassas, North Carolina Campaign, Antietam Campaign, Fredericksburg, Knoxville Campaign, Overland Campaign, Siege of Petersburg.

Interesting Fact(s):    Burnside was the commanding general, during the Fredericksburg Campaign.  His unique facial hair coined the term - sideburns.

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