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Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947
Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, messages and speeches, courts-martial and amnesty records, financial records, lists, newspaper clippings, printed matter, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Johnson's presidency. Subjects include the Civil War, National Union Party, Republican Party, Abraham Lincoln's presidency and assassination, Reconstruction, and Johnson's impeachment. Documents Johnson's service as military governor of Tennessee (1862-1865) and his business affairs including his tailor shop in Greeneville, Tenn. Also includes diaries kept by Johnson's secretary, William G. Moore.
Correspondents include Ethan A. Allen, George Bancroft, Edward Bates, Henry Ward Beecher, James Gordon Bennett, John Milton Binckley, James B. Bingham, Jeremiah S. Black, Francis Preston Blair, Thomas H. Caldwell, Simon Cameron, Lewis D. Campbell, Salmon P. Chase, Samuel Sullivan Cox, John A. Dix, Thomas Ewing, James A. Garfield, Ulysses S. Grant, Horace Greeley, H.W. Halleck, Winfield Scott Hancock, J.C.G. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, John A. McClernand, Hugh McCulloch, George Gordon Meade, William G. Moore, G.W. Morgan, J.S. Negley, John M. Palmer, John Pope, Fitz-John Porter, Alexander Williams Randall, William S. Rosecrans, John McAllister Schofield, William Henry Seward, William T. Sherman, Edwin McMasters Stanton, Alexander Hamilton Stephens, Richard Taylor, Benjamin Cummings Truman, Julia Gardiner Tyler, John Williams, and Jonathan Worth.
Contributor Names
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
Moore, William G. (William George), 1829-1898.
Subject Headings
-  Allen, Ethan A.--Correspondence
-  Bancroft, George,--1800-1891--Correspondence
-  Bates, Edward,--1793-1869--Correspondence
-  Beecher, Henry Ward,--1813-1887--Correspondence
-  Bennett, James Gordon,--1795-1872--Correspondence
-  Binckley, John Milton--Correspondence
-  Bingham, James B.--Correspondence
-  Black, Jeremiah S.--(Jeremiah Sullivan),--1810-1883--Correspondence
-  Blair, Francis Preston,--1791-1876--Correspondence
-  Caldwell, Thomas H.--Correspondence
-  Cameron, Simon,--1799-1889--Correspondence
-  Campbell, Lewis D.--(Lewis Davis),--1811-1882--Correspondence
-  Chase, Salmon P.--(Salmon Portland),--1808-1873--Correspondence
-  Cox, Samuel Sullivan,--1824-1889--Correspondence
-  Dix, John A.--(John Adams),--1798-1879--Correspondence
-  Ewing, Thomas,--1789-1871--Correspondence
-  Garfield, James A.--(James Abram),--1831-1881--Correspondence
-  Grant, Ulysses S.--(Ulysses Simpson),--1822-1885--Correspondence
-  Greeley, Horace,--1811-1872--Correspondence
-  Halleck, H. W.--(Henry Wager),--1815-1872--Correspondence
-  Hancock, Winfield Scott,--1824-1886--Correspondence
-  Johnson, Andrew,--1808-1875--Impeachment
-  Kennedy, J. C. G.--(Joseph Camp Griffith),--1813-1887--Correspondence
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Correspondence
-  Lincoln, Abraham,--1809-1865--Assassination
-  McClernand, John A.--(John Alexander),--1812-1900--Correspondence
-  McCulloch, Hugh,--1808-1895--Correspondence
-  Meade, George Gordon,--1815-1872--Correspondence
-  Moore, William G.--(William George),--1829-1898--Correspondence
-  Morgan, G. W.--(George Washington),--1820-1893--Correspondence
-  Negley, J. S.--(James Scott),--1826-1901--Correspondence
-  Palmer, John M.--(John McAuley),--1817-1900--Correspondence
-  Pope, John,--1822-1892--Correspondence
-  Porter, Fitz-John,--1822-1901--Correspondence
-  Randall, Alexander Williams,--1819-1872--Correspondence
-  Rosecrans, William S.--(William Starke),--1819-1898--Correspondence
-  Schofield, John McAllister,--1831-1906--Correspondence
-  Seward, William H.--(William Henry),--1801-1872--Correspondence
-  Sherman, William T.--(William Tecumseh),--1820-1891--Correspondence
-  Stanton, Edwin M.--(Edwin McMasters),--1814-1869--Correspondence
-  Stephens, Alexander H.--(Alexander Hamilton),--1812-1883--Correspondence
-  Taylor, Richard,--1826-1879--Correspondence
-  Truman, Benjamin Cummings,--1835-1916--Correspondence
-  Tyler, Julia Gardiner,--1820-1889--Correspondence
-  Williams, John,--1778-1837--Correspondence
-  Worth, Jonathan,--1802-1869--Correspondence
-  National Union Party (U.S. : 1864-1868)
-  Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
-  Military government--Tennessee
-  Tailors--Tennessee--Greeneville
-  Tennessee--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  Tennessee--Politics and government--To 1865
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
-  United States--Politics and government--1861-1865
-  United States--Politics and government--1865-1869
-  Arranged in twenty-two series. Series 1: General Correspondence, 1841-1891; Series 2: Additional Correspondence, 1814-1900; Series 3: Letterbooks, 1864-1869; Series 4: Indexes to Letters Received and Record Book, 1862-1869; Series 5: Messages, 1851-1869; Series 6: Applications and Appointments, 1865-1869; Series 7: Executive Documents, 1865-1869; Series 8: Courts-martial and Amnesty Records, 1864-1869; Series 9: Moore Diaries, 1866-1871; Series 10: Financial Records, 1829-1877; Series 11: Scrapbooks, circa 1861-1875; Series 12: Lists, circa 1858-1892; Series 13: Newspaper Clippings, circa 1868; Series 14: Schoolbook, 1866; Series 15: Assassinations Volume, 1866; Series 16: Diplomatic List; Series 17: Military Documents, 1862-1865; Series 18: Miscellany, 1783-1932; Series 19: Calling Cards, Impeachment Tickets, and Photographs, circa 1854-circa 1875; Series 20: Printed Matter, 1854-1932; Series 21: Addition, 1852-1947; and Series 22: Oversize, 1868.
-  Andrew Johnson Papers at the Library of Congress available through the Library of Congress Web site at
-  Microfilm edition of Series 1-20 available, no. 12,196.
-  Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1960.
-  Gift and purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Johnson Patterson, 1904-1932.
-  Other gift and purchase, 1905-1985.
-  Map transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
-  U.S. president, vice president, senator, representative, and army officer from Tennessee.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at
-  Index published by the Library of Congress in 1963 available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and online at
40,000 items.
245 containers plus 1 oversize.
55 microfilm reels.
55.8 linear feet.
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