Ambrose Everett Burnside


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(1824–81) Union general, governor of Rhode Island (1866–69), and U.S. senator (1875–81), born in Liberty, Indiana. As a brigadier general of volunteers, Burnside captured Roanoke Island and New Bern on ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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