GMIH-001 Ambrose Burnside


Ambrose Burnside

Ambrose Burnside is the namesake of the popular facial hair known as “sideburns” because of his unique facial hair.

Burnside lived from 1824-1881 and was a Brigadier General in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was given an appointment to West Point in 1843 and like so many of his generation, he served in the Mexican-American War before fighting in the American Civil War.

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Patrick from Great Mustaches in History

Patrick podcast host of Great Mustaches in History

Hi, I am Patrick from Great Mustaches in History podcast. I was born in 2003. I live in Texas. My favorite things are Minecraft, watching my pet turtle, and watching shows. I am working on learning to juggle and I love to ride my bicycle.

The reason I started this podcast is one day my dad and I were talking about podcasts. We love Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast, Stuff You Should Know podcast, Backstory and other good history podcasts.

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