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A new, romantic view of General Barksdale

This is, by far, the most romantic idealization of Gen. William Barksdale that I’ve ever seen. Especially because of his hair, which here looks quite full on top. He was well-known, however, to be a bald man who wore a toupee when … Continue reading

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