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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection

Ambrose Everett Burnside, a prominent figure in American history, served as the Senator of Rhode Island from 1870 to 1880

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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: The Civil War in America: the Picket leading the ships of the Burnside Expedition over..., 1862
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: The Civil War in America: Hatteras Spit, with the wreck of the City of New York on the... 1862
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Senator Ambrose E. Burnside of Rhode Island, 1870-1880. Creator: Unknown
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Ambrose Burnside of Rhode Island, 1865-1880. Creator: Unknown
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Portrait of Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824-1881), Circa 1860s
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Ambrose Everett Burnside (engraving)
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: End of the Bridge after Burnsides Attack, Fredericksburg, Virginia, 1863
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Rolling mills and bridges on the Antietam Creek, 1872. Creator: Granville Perkins
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Attack Upon Roanoke Island - Landing of the Troops, (1878). Creator: Unknown
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Burnsides expedition crossing Hatteras Bar, North Carolina, 1861-1862 (c1880)
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Ambrose Burnside, Union general of the American Civil War, (c1880)
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Ambrose Burnside, Union Army general in the American Civil War, 1862-1867. Artist: G Stodart
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Digitally restored print featuring famous Union Generals of the Civil War
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Digitally restored Civil War print featuring Famous Union Commanders
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Digitally restored early Civil War print from 1862 featuring the primary Union Generals
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Ambrose Everett Burnside Collection: Painting of Ulysses S. Grant and his Generals by Ole Peter Hansen Balling

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Ambrose Everett Burnside, a prominent figure in American history, served as the Senator of Rhode Island from 1870 to 1880. This enigmatic man left behind a legacy that is still remembered today. In various portraits and engravings, we catch glimpses of his distinguished presence and commanding demeanor. One such portrait captures Burnside's essence during the 1860s. With his neatly trimmed beard and piercing gaze, he exudes confidence and determination. His contribution to the Union cause during the American Civil War cannot be overstated. An engraving showcases Burnside leading troops into battle at Fredericksburg, Virginia in 1863. The image depicts the aftermath of Burnsides' attack on the bridge—a poignant reminder of the sacrifices made by both sides during this brutal conflict. Another captivating image shows rolling mills and bridges on Antietam Creek in 1872—an illustration of Burnside's commitment to infrastructure development even after his military career had ended. The landing of troops upon Roanoke Island in 1878 is also immortalized through an artwork. Here we witness Burnside's strategic prowess as he orchestrated successful military campaigns throughout his career. A print from around 1880 portrays him as a Union general with unwavering resolve etched onto his face—a testament to his dedication to preserving unity within America during its darkest hour. Burnside's leadership was further exemplified by an artist named G Stodart who captured him in another piece dating back to when he served as a Union Army general from 1862-1867—his influence extending beyond just one role or time period. This digitally restored print featuring famous Union Generals reminds us that Ambrose Everett Burnside played an integral part alongside other esteemed commanders who fought for justice and freedom during one of America's most tumultuous periods—the Civil War. Though time may have passed since these images were created, Ambrose Everett Burnside remains an indelible figure in American history.