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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875



  • Existence: 1808 - 1875

Biographical Note

Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) was the seventeenth President of the United States (1865-1869), following Lincoln's assassination. Johnson presided over the Reconstruction. Johnson was criticized as being too sympathetic to southern white males in his plan for reconstruction. Johnson was the first President of the United States to be impeached; however, he was not removed from office.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Clarence Derrick Papers

Identifier: Ms-2012-014

The collection includes a letter from Confederate soldier Lt. Colonel Clarence Derrick (1837-1907), 23rd Battalion, Virginia Infantry, to President Andrew Johnson, dated June 17, 1865. The letter requests Derrick's release from military prison. The collection also includes an Oath of Allegiance signed by Derrick at Fort Delaware, June 1865.

Dates: 1865

Andrew Johnson Check

Identifier: Ms-1968-002

This collection contains a check written by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, in 1868.

Dates: 1868

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Digital Record 2
Collection 2
Civil War 3
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
Blacksburg (Va.) 1
Certificates 1
Financial records 1