in which the only bare portion of skin is that of the chin. Intimidating beyond all belief, especially when coupled with reading glasses.
The name is derived from the period in which the style of beard thrived most, the civil war.
Those who wear the Civil War as their facial hair style of choice are 93% more likely to murder and/or speak in colonial English.
"Man, that is an awesome beard."
"Its actually The Civil War, ass wipe. Note the connecting mustache but lack of chin hair."
"Sorry! Thats an awesome Civil War!"
"Time to die!"
The war in which if we lost, we would all become French, if we had been fighting in Europe.
"dood, i was thinking about what would've happened if we lost that civil war thing...we'd all be like french or somethin."