Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875
- Existence: 1808 - 1875
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:
Certificate, Pardon signed by President Andrew Johnson granting Preston a "full pardon and amnesty for all offenses by him committed, arising from participation, direct or implied, in the said rebellion...," September 10, 1865 (Ms1992-003)
Clarence Derrick Papers
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.
Andrew Johnson Check
This collection contains a check written by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, in 1868.
Letter, Clarence Derrick to President Andrew Johnson, Fort Delaware, June 17, 1865 (Ms2012-014)
- Digital Record 2
- Collection 2
- Civil War 3
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 3
- Blacksburg (Va.) 1
- Certificates 1
- Financial records 1