No regulations that I know of. Look at period photos of soldiers There were no obvious physical findings to support a formal diagnosis, either. The Lincoln Administration Abraham Lincoln has one of the most recognisable appearances of any American, and a key component was his beard. Numerous prints circulated of Davis in petticoats, and photography—a relatively new medium at the time—took up the theme as well. But because of his shaven chin it appeared to curve in towards his nose all of this enhanced by a receded hairline. I agree with Mike Serpa, no regulations, that was more of a 20th century thing.
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The Most Epic Beards And Mustaches Of The American Civil War
After the failure of many liberal revolutions in Europe in the late s, beards quickly lost their association with radicalism. Say what you will about 19th century grooming habits: He received the United States Medal of Honor for his actions at the Second Battle of Fredericksburg where he led his troops straight into the Confederate defenses, helping to win the battle. Allie , Apr 15,
Lincoln's secretary of the navy was called Gideon Welles. Where conveniences for bathing are to be had, the men should bathe once or twice a week. Dec 17, Messages: Pros and cons, facial hair but sounds like you've got that covered! Albert Sailhorst , Apr 13,
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h2g2 - Facial Hair and the American Civil War - Edited Entry
Lee died five years after the Civil War ended, the cause of his death had doctors stumped. Wikimedia Commons Ambrose Burnside was a railroad executive, inventor, and industrialist from Rhode Island, who served as both a governor and a U. Beards likely became common as the war lengthened as response to camp life where shaving on a regular basis became a nuisance, especially while on campaign. Without a robust medical history to guide them, the doctors diagnosed stroke, rheumatism, and pneumonia in the months leading up to Lee's death. More Confederate commanders were clean shaven 14 compared to five Union soldiers and more Union soldiers sported a short little beard 29 soldiers compared to 12 Confederate commanders.