The contributions by non-soldiers to the cause of the Union were an important aspect of the Civil War.

Many have gone unnoticed in history, but their lives and service to their country should be remembered.

These biographies focus on a small number of the individuals who represent a much larger segment of the population.

Thaddeus Stevens, US Representative biographical history mug.
1849-1853, U.S. House of Representatives – Thaddeus Stevens

This U.S. House of Representative Thaddeus Stevens history mug is one of a collection of U.S. Governance biographical mugs.  An image of Thaddeus Stevens and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Louisa May Alcott, Civil War biographical history mug.
Alcott, Louisa May – Civil War

This Louisa May Alcott mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Louisa May Alcott and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Barton, Clara – Civil War
Barton, Clara – Civil War

This Clara Barton mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Clara Barton and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Mary Bickerdyke, Civil War Union nurse biographical history mug.
Bickerdyke, Mary – Civil War

This Mary Bickerdyke mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Mary Bickerdyke and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Brady, Mathew – Civil War
Brady, Mathew – Civil War

This Mathew Brady mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Mathew Brady and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Henry "Box" Brown, escaped slavery, "pre" Civil War biographical history mug.
Brown, Henry “Box” – Civil War

This Henry Box Brown mug is part of a collection of our Civil War and African American biographical mugs.  An image of Henry Box Brown and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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John Brown, Civil War abolitionist biographical history mug.
Brown, John – Civil War

This John Brown mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of John Brown and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Simon Cameron Civil War Union civilian history mug.
Cameron, Simon – Civil War

This Simon Cameron mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Simon Cameron and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Salmon Chase Civil War Union civilian history mug.
Chase, Salmon – Civil War

This Salmon Chase mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Salmon Chase and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Schuyler Colfax Civil War Union civilian history mug.
Colfax, Schuyler – Civil War

This Schuyler Colfax mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Schuyler Colfax and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Pauline Cushman, woman who fought as a man in the Civil War Union Army biographical history mug.
Cushman, Pauline – Civil War

This Pauline Cushman mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Pauline Cushman and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Frederick Douglass, US Civil War Union abolitionist biographical history mug.
Douglass, Frederick – Civil War

This Frederick Douglass mug is part of a collection of our Civil War and African American biographical mugs.  An image of Frederick Douglass and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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John Ericsson, designer of the U.S.S. Monitor biographical history mug.
Ericsson, John – Civil War

This John Ericsson mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of John Ericsson and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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William Lloyd Garrison, Civil War Union abolitionist biographical history mug.
Garrison, William Lloyd – Civil War

This William Lloyd Garrison mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of William Lloyd Garrison and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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"Whipped Peter" Gordon, Union Army, US Civil War biographical history mug.
Gordon – Civil War

This Gordon mug is part of a collection of our Civil War and African American biographical mugs.  An image of Gordon and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Angelina Grimké, abolitionist and women's suffrage biographical history mug.
Grimké, Angelina – Abolitionist

This Angelina Grimké mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Angelina Grimké and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Sarah Grimké. abolitionist and women's suffrage biographical history mug.
Grimké, Sarah – Abolitionist

This Sarah Grimké mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Sarah Grimké and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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John Hay, Civil War, private secretary to Lincoln biographical history mug.
Hay, John – Civil War

This John Hay mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of John Hay and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Julia Ward Howe, Civil War poet, activist, and abolitionist biographical history mug.
Howe, Julia Ward – Civil War

This Julia Ward Howe mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Julia Ward Howe and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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William Jackson, Civil War spy for the Union, biographical history mug.
Jackson, William – Civil War

This William Jackson mug is part of a collection of African American biographical mugs.  An image of William Jackson and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Mary Louvestre, slave, seamstress, and Union spy biographical history mug.
Louvestre, Mary – Civil War

This Mary Louvestre mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Mary Louvestre and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Dennis Mahan, US Civil War biographical history mug.
Mahan, Dennis – Civil War

This Dennis Mahan mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Dennis Mahan and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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John Nicolay, secretary to Abraham Lincoln biographical history mug.
Nicolay, John – Civil War

This John Nicolay mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of John Nicolay and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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John Parker, freedom seeker, Underground Railroad, and inventor, biographical history mug.
Parker, John – Underground Railroad

This John Parker mug is part of a collection of our Civil War and African American biographical mugs.  An image of John Parker and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Robert Parrott, inventor of the rifled cannon biographical history mug.
Parrott, Robert – Civil War

This Robert Parrott mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Robert Parrott and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

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Allan Pinkerton, Civil War Union intelligence service biographical history mug.
Pinkerton, Allan – Civil War

This Allan Pinkerton mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Allan Pinkerton and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

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John Rankin, abolitionist biographical history mug.
Rankin, John – Abolitionist

The John Rankin mug is part of a biographical series profiling Abolitionists who shaped the history of the United States.  An image of John Rankin and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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William Still, Civil War anti-slavery biographical history mug.
Still, William – Civil War

This William Still mug is part of a collection of African American and Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of William Still and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

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Harriet Beecher Stowe Civil War abolitionist and author biographical history mug.
Stowe, Harriet Beecher – Civil War

This Harriet Beecher Stowe mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Harriet Beecher Stowe and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Charles Sumner, U.S. Senator biographical history mug.
Sumner, Charles – Civil War

This Charles Sumner mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Charles Sumner and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Roger Taney Civil War Union civilian history mug.
Taney, Roger – Civil War

This Roger Taney mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Roger Taney and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Sojourner Truth, US Civil War abolitionist biographical history mug.
Truth, Sojourner – Civil War

This Sojourner Truth mug is part of a collection of Civil War and African American biographical mugs.  An image of Sojourner Truth and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Harriet Tubman, Civil War abolitionist biographical history mug.
Tubman, Harriet – Civil War

This Harriet Tubman mug is part of a collection of African American biographical mugs.  An image of Harriet Tubman and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Jennie Wade, Civil War Union civilian biographical history mug.
Wade, Jennie – Civil War

This Jennie Wade mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Jennie Wade and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Frances Wadhams Civil War Union civilian biographical history mug.
Wadhams, Frances – Civil War

This Frances Wadhams mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Frances Wadhams and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Mary Walker, Civil War Medal of Honor biographical history mug.
Walker, Mary Edwards – Civil War

This Mary Edwards Walker mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Mary Edwards Walker and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Walt Whitman, American author biographical history mug.
Whitman, Walt – Civil War

This Walt Whitman mug is part of our collection of Civil War biographical mugs.  An image of Walt Whitman and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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Cathay Williams, Buffalo Soldiers biographical history mug.
Williams, Cathay – US Army

This Cathay Williams mug is part of a collection of African American biographical mugs.  An image of Cathay Williams and a short biography are features of this history mug.

Small Mug, 11 oz.

Large Mug, 15 oz.

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