Civil War generals who did not have a full head of hair?

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Many of the Civil War generals had a full head of hair, even some of the older generals. Still we have a few generals who had a receding hair lines and some who could be called bald. Some even had nicknames about their lack of a full head of hair. So who was the Confederate and Union general with the least amount of hair on thier heads? I would have to give this some thought but there are a few likely candidates. Did any Civil War generals wear a hair piece or wig to cover their bald spot?
 

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Richard Ewell and Ambrose Burnside come to mind.

Richard Ewell was the confederate who came to my mind. to me in a modern setting he would wear a baseball cap to cover his lack of hair. Or would he wear a cowboy hat to cover his baldness?

Ambrose Burnside was fairly bald. Today I think he would go with the shaved head look and leave his whiskers.
 

Kyle Kalasnik

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Richard Ewell was the confederate who came to my mind. to me in a modern setting he would wear a baseball cap to cover his lack of hair. Or would he wear a cowboy hat to cover his baldness?

Ambrose Burnside was fairly bald. Today I think he would go with the shaved head look and leave his whiskers.
I could see both of them doing that.
 

major bill

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General Benjamin Butler was about as bald as generals get. In post War images he lost additional hair over his ears. I not sure there is much he could do even in the modern world. Grow what hair he had at the the back of his head long, braid it and sport a 'rat tail'? I am not sure a 'rat tail' would help his looks. Now I wish I was good at photoshop so I could see Butler with a 'rat tail'.
 

Kyle Kalasnik

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General Benjamin Butler was about as bald as generals get. In post War images he lost additional hair over his ears. I not sure there is much he could do even in the modern world. Grow what hair he had at the the back of his head long, braid it and sport a 'rat tail'? I am not sure a 'rat tail' would help his looks. Now I wish I was good at photoshop so I could see Butler with a 'rat tail'.
He was one ugly SOB. Now I’m no Brad Pitt, but holy smokes I feel bad for the poor guy.
 

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EDIT: Oops! I missed the last two posts! Sorry.
 
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