Puget Sound Civil War Roundtable

Civil War Education, Remembrance and Preservation


Politics played a significant role before, during and after the Civil War. The gentlemen who are pictured below were "players" in the political maelstrom. Some were party men; some held high office; and all were definite about their positions. And, don't be fooled by their clothing.

Election of 1860
1860 Political Parties
Lincoln’s Cabinet
Northern Governors
Davis’ Cabinet
Southern Governors

Alexander Stephens

Howell Cobb

William Seward

Robert Toombs

Hannibal Hamlin

William Mahone

Henry Sibley

Nathaniel Banks

Adelbert Ames