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Ambrose E. Burnside
Date of Birth: May 23, 1824
Hometown: Liberty, IN
Final Wartime Rank: Major General
Final Peacetime Rank: N/A
Date of Death: September 13, 1881
Place of Death: Bristol, RI
North Carolina Campaign, Antietam Campaign,
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.