Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947 (bulk 1865-1869).

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Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875. Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947 (bulk 1865-1869).

Andrew Johnson papers, 1783-1947 (bulk 1865-1869).

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.

40,000 items.245 containers plus 1 oversize.55 microfilm reels.55.8 linear feet.

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Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh), 1820-1891

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters and field order of William T. Sherman, 1863-1865. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71057263 U.S. Army general. From the description of Papers, 1861-1888. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20314215 From the description of Letter, 1875. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 40421933 American army commander. From the description of Autograph letter signed ...

Binckley, John Milton

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Journalist and public official. From the description of John Milton Binckley papers, 1816-1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80271733 ...

Bingham, James Barry, 1945-

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Bates, Edward, 1793-1869

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Lawyer, politician, and U.S. attorney general. From the description of Edward Bates papers, 1818-1904 (bulk 1861-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979981 Epithet: Clerk at the Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x0001e0 St. Louis, Missouri, lawyer, judge and legislator; candidate for Republican nomination for president, 1860; United States attorney general under Abraham L...

Moore, William G. (William George), 1829-1898

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William Moore was President Andrew Johnson's secretary. John McAllister Schofield was Secretary of War. From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to John M. Schofield, Washington, D.C., 1868 Nov. 12. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 53844857 From the description of Letter : Washington, D.C., to John M. Schofield, Washington, D.C., 1868 Nov. 12. (University of Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 81346403 ...

Halleck, H. W. (Henry Wager), 1815-1872

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Union general, from New York, N.Y. From the description of Papers, 1861-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657414 Union general, lawyer, and businessman. From the description of Civil War letter, 1862 Mar. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70973068 Army officer, lawyer, and businessman. From the description of H.W. Halleck papers, 1843-1896 (bulk 1862). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981165 American general. ...

Allen, Ethan A.

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Truman, Benjamin Cummings, 1835-1916

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Journalist and author. From the description of Manuscripts, 1874-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122377029 Rhode Island born journalist who wrote for the New York Times and San Francisco Bulletin before becoming editor of the Los Angeles Evening Express and owner of the Los Angeles Star (1837-77). He became a press agent for the Southern Pacific Railroad Company in 1879. (Hart, Companion to California, p. 528). From the de...

Black, Jeremiah S. (Jeremiah Sullivan), 1810-1883

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United States Attorney General. From the description of Jeremiah S. Black letters, 1860-1877. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936671 Biographical Note 1810, Jan. 10 Born, near Stony Creek, Pa. 1830 Admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania ...

Rosecrans, William S. (William Starke), 1819-1898

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General during the Civil War; congressman from California (1881-1885); U.S. Register of the Treasury (1885-1893). From the description of Papers, 1864-1895. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 24039377 William Starke Rosecrans was an inventor, coal-oil company executive, diplomat, politician, and United States Army officer during the Civil War. He was the victor at prominent Western Theater battles such as Second Corinth, Stones River, and the Tullahoma Campaign,...

Taylor, Richard, 1826-1879

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Lawyer and Confederate general. From the description of Letter, 1850 Aug. 31. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49324064 Taylor, Richard (27 Jan. 1826-12 Apr. 1879), Louisiana Democratic party leader, and Confederate general, was born at the Taylor family home, "Springfield," near Louisville, Kentucky, the only son of Zachary Taylor, professional army officer and president, and Margaret Mackall Smith... As a delegate from Louisiana to the 186...

Beecher, Henry Ward, 1813-1887

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Abolitionist; orator; pastor of Plymouth Church, 1847-1887. From the description of Papers, [ca.1847]-1937, 1847-1887 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155459715 American Congregational clergyman, lecturer, reformer, and author. From the guide to the Henry Ward Beecher papers, 1851-1896, n.d, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Congregationalist minister. From the description of Sermon notes, [n.d.], 1893, 18...

Schofield, John McAllister, 1831-1906

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U.S. Secretary of War. From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., 1869 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270635150 U.S. secretary of war and army officer. From the description of Papers of John McAllister Schofield, 1837-1906 (bulk 1862-1895). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 74984707 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : West Point, New York, to David A. Wells, [no year] May 27. (Unknown)...

Pope, John, 1822-1892

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Pope, son of Illinois politician and judge Nathaniel Pope, was a West Point graduate and had an army career. After the Union army loss at 2nd Manassas (Bull Run) in August 1862, Pope was sent to Minnesota to put down the Sioux Indian uprising. He retired from the army in 1886. From the description of Letters, June 1861. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 310760857 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Fo...

Worth, Jonathan, 1802-1869

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Governor of North Carolina and lawyer. From the description of Pardon of Jonathan Worth, 1865 August 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067019 Jonathan Worth, 1802-1869, was the son of David Worth of Guilford County, N.C. He studied law under Archibald D. Murphy, married Martitia Daniel, and started practicing law at Asheboro, N.C., in 1825. Worth was a member of the North Carolina state legislature in 1830, 1831, 1840, 1858, and 1860-1863, and was...

Grant, Ulysses Simpson, 1822-1885

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Ulysses S. Grant (b. April 27,1822, Point Pleasant, Ohio-d. July 23, 1885, Wilton, New York) was born in Point Pleasant, Ohio. He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1843. Grant fought in the Mexican-American War (1846-1848) and later served as the Union general who brought the American Civil War (1861-1865) to an end. In 1868, Grant was elected the 18th President of the United States and served two terms. Robert William Hughes was born at Muddy Creek P...

Campbell, Lewis D. (Lewis Davis), 1811-1882

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McCulloch, Hugh, 1808-1895

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Banker. Served as U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. From the description of Letter, 1885 August 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122379137 Epithet: Secretary to the USA Treasury British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000220.0x000128 American Banker and Statesman. From the description of Letter signed : Treasury Department, to E. Cooper, Acting Private Secretary, 1866 Apr. 25. (Unknown)....

Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872

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Alexander Williams Randall (1819-1872) was educated as a lawyer. He served as Republican governor of Wisconsin, 1857-1861, and was U.S. Postmaster-general, 1866-1869. He appears to have been executor of the will of Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, wife of William Wirt (1772-1834). Elizabeth Gamble Wirt, daughter of William and Elizabeth Wirt, married Admiral Louis Malesherbes Goldsborough who was a prominent figure in the U.S. Navy during the Civil War. From the description of Letters, 1842-18...

Stephens, Alexander Hamilton, 1812-1883

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Former vice-president of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Letter, 1866 Dec. 26, Crawfordville, Georgia, to Henry Bradley Plant. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 260819402 Alexander Hamilton Stephens (1812-1883), lawyer, politician, Vice President of the Confederate States of America. From the description of Alexander H. Stephens papers, 1844-1882. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 38476996 Lawyer, journalist, governor of Geo...

Kennedy, J. C. G. (Joseph Camp Griffith), 1813-1887

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Statistician, superintendent of the 7th (1850) and 8th (1860) censuses. From the description of Letter to Edward Jarvis [manuscript], 1861 January 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647880484 From the description of Letter to Edward Jarvis, 1861 January 18. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 35035737 ...

Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873

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Lawyer. From the description of Letter, 1845 March 4, Cincinnati, [Ohio], to Robert F. Paine, Columbus, O[hio]. (University of Toledo). WorldCat record id: 13541605 Salmon P. Chase served as the Secretary of the Treasury from 1861 to 1864. He oversaw the creation of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (1862) and implemented the introduction of the income tax and the national currency. From the description of Letter press book of the Secretary of the Treasury. 1863, Ju...

Dix, John A. (John Adams), 1798-1879

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Dix was secretary of state for New York from 1833-1839, and Governor of New York from 1873-1874. From the description of John A. Dix letter : to Thomas Farrington, 1841 November 20. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 778859074 John Adams Dix and Erasmus Darwin Keyes were both Union Major Generals during the Civil War. Dix was also a former U.S. senator and Secretary of the Treasury, and went on to become the 24th governor of New York. After Major General Benja...

National Union Party (U.S. : 1864-1868)

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Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

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Epithet: US President British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000497.0x00000a American lawyer in Illinois and sixteenth president of the United States. From the description of Humorous story by Abraham Lincoln, ca. 1850. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122609161 From 1837 to 1841 Lincoln practiced law in partnership with John Todd Stuart, whose cousin Mary Todd he later married. From the...

Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881

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Ohio Republican representative to Congress, 1863-1878; 20th president of the United States. From the description of Letter : House of Representatives, Washington, D.C., to William L. Perkins, Painesville, Ohio, 1877 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 57317608 James Garfield, twentieth President of the United States, was born in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, in 1831. After embarking on an academic career, he joined the Ohio volunteer infantry regiment, and in 1863 was appointed...

Meade, George Gordon, 1815-1872

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Union Army general. From the description of Civil War letters, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70978909 From the description of Civil War letters and general order of George Gordon Meade, 1862-1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 166428745 United States Army general during the Civil War. From the description of George G. Meade letter, 1867 Nov. 5. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255632060 Meade was a US Army officer, ...

Hancock, Winfield Scott, 1824-1886

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American army officer and politician. From the description of Telegram, not autograph : [n.p.], to Sykes Chadwick and Co., [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270511560 From the description of Letter signed : Washington, D.C., to the President, 1868 Aug. 21. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270510372 Union Army officer, from Montgomery Co., Pa. From the description of Letters, 1863-1885. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19657431 F...

Bennett, James Gordon, 1795-1872

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Newspaper publisher. From the description of James Gordon Bennett papers, 1845-1934 (bulk 1861-1864). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979856 Editor of the New York Herald newspaper. From the description of Papers, 1862-1865. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 20839540 James Gordon Bennett (1795-1872) was the founder and editor of the New York Herald. After working as a teacher and lecturer, he founded the Herald in 1835. From the...

Stanton, Edwin McMasters, 1814-1869

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American jurist and politician. From the description of Letter signed : "War Department," to William Pitt Fessenden, 1862 May 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580939 U.S. secretary of war 1862-1868. From the description of Telegram (draft) : ms. : Washington, D.C., to Ulysses S. Grant, Appomattox C.H., Va., 1865 Apr. 9. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122380613 Secretary of War; Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. ...

Cameron, Simon, 1799-1889

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Simon Cameron (1799-1889), journalist and printer from Pennsylvania, had a long and active political career with the Republican Party, which he joined in 1856. He served in the U.S. Senate (1845-1849, 1856-1860, 1872); as Secretary of War to Abraham Lincoln (1861-1862); as Minister to Russia (1862); as chairman of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations (1872-1877). From the description of Simon Cameron Papers, 1738-1889 1860-1880. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 150499672 ...

Bancroft, George, 1800-1891

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American historian and author. From the description of Note, an autograph, and a portrait, 1881. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367575323 Epithet: USA Minister in London British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000160 Northampton, Massachusetts, historian and author; secretary of the Navy, 1845-1846; U.S. minister to Berlin, 1867-1874. From the description of Letter: Washington,...

Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )

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The Republican Party is a national political party in the United States, and was founded in 1854. In the 1864 election, the party took the name National Union Party to allow the participation of Democrats. From the description of Republican Party tickets, 1864. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 496362231 From the guide to the Republican Party tickets, 1864, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections) ...

Ewing, Thomas, 1789-1871

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Lawyer, U.S. senator from Ohio, U.S. secretary of the treasury, and of the interior. From the description of Thomas Ewing papers, 1815-1872. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981690 U.S. cabinet officer and senator from Ohio. Other family members represented include his sons, Thomas (1829-1896), U.S. Army officer and congressman from Ohio, and Hugh (1826-1905), U.S. minister to Holland; his daughter and son-in-law, Ellen Ewing Sherman (1824-1888) and William T. Sherman (1820-...

Blair, Francis Preston, 1791-1876

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Francis P. Blair, 1791-1876, was an influential Kentucky politician, and later, a Washington, D.C. newspaper editor. In 1814, Blair held the position of Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk, and in the 1820's was appointed Clerk of the New Court of Appeals. When the New Court collapsed, Blair became a writer for Amos Kendall's Argus of the Western America. Many pieces were printed in this publication supporting the election of Andrew Jackson over Henry Clay. From the description of Fr...

Seward, William Henry, 1801-1872

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Lawyer, politician, and statesman; principle residence and law practice was in Auburn, New York; Governor of New York State, 1838-1842; United State Senator, 1849-1861; U.S. Secretary of State, 1861-1869. From the description of Collection, 1828-1936; bulk 1828-1873. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50872192 New York lawyer and U.S. Senator who served as Secretary of State for Abraham Lincoln. From the description of Letters, 1852-1888. (Abraham Linc...

Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

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Andrew Johnson (b. December 29, 1808, Raleigh, North Carolina-d. July 31, 1875, Carter's Station, Tennessee) became the seventeenth president of the United States after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln in 1865. Johnson was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1808. He began his political career in Greenville, Tennessee in 1828. At the time of this letter he was the Democratic senator from Tennessee. Emerson Etheridge was born in Carrituck County, North Carolina. As a representative of Tennes...

Caldwell, Thomas H.

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Greeley, Horace, 1811-1872

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Horace Greeley (1811-1872), American journalist, political leader, social reformer, and editor of the New York Tribune. In 1872 he received the Democratic Party's nomination for President. His New York herald was known for energetic reporting, moral standards, and intellectual appeal; its correspondents included Mark Twain, Bayard Taylor, Karl Marx, and Margaret Fuller, the first woman journalist on the staff of a major paper. He was a national figure, an innovative journalist, and influenced...

Palmer, John M. (John McAuley), 1817-1900

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Civil War general and Illinois governor, 1869-1873. From the description of Papers, 1869, 1870, 1871. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 53398561 Illinois lawyer, colonel of the 14th Illinois Infantry and later general during the Civil War, governor of Illinois (1869-1873), and U.S. Senator (1891-1897). From the description of Legal documents, 1849-1867. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 748839839 Civil ...

Porter, Fitz-John, 1822-1901

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U.S. Army officer during the Civil War and public official, New York and New Jersey. From the description of Letters, 1894-1895. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70975832 American army officer. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Morristown, to an unidentified Senator, [1876?] Feb. 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270618668 From the description of Autograph telegram signed : [n.p.], to General Morell, Miner...

Tyler, Julia Gardiner, 1820-1889

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Epithet: widow of President John Tyler British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001026.0x000298 Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was born in Georgetown, D. C., 10 June 1810, the son of Thomas Ewell and Elizabeth Stoddert. He graduated from United States Military Academy and taught there. He taught at Hampden- Sydney College and at Washington College (now Washington and Lee University). In 1848, he was elected professor of mathem...

Negley, J. S. (James Scott), 1826-1901

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U.S. Army officer and U.S. representative from Pennsylvania. From the description of Letters of J. S. Negley, 1873. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132936 ...

Williams, John, 1778-1837

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Cox, Samuel Sullivan, 1824-1889

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Editor of Muskingum Messenger, Ohio state senator, U.S. congressman from Ohio and from New York. Cox was born in Zanesville, Ohio, graduated from Brown University in Providence, R.I., then studied law. He married Julia Buckingham and began practicing law in Zanesville in 1849. From the description of Correspondence, 1848. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 41091956 U.S. representative from Ohio and New York, diplomat, and author. From the description ...

McClernand, John A. (John Alexander), 1812-1900

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Illinois politician and soldier. From the description of Report, 1861 Nov. 12. (Filson Historical Society, The). WorldCat record id: 49252333 Prior to his appointment as Brigadier General of the volunteers by Abraham Lincoln, McClernand had served in the Black Hawk War, studied law and passed the bar, been elected to the Illinois legislature and to the U.S. House of Representatives. He served under Grant at Belmont, Fort Henry, Fort Donelson, Shiloh and Arkansas Post, until ...

Morgan, G. W. (George Washington), 1820-1893

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U.S. representative of Ohio, diplomat, and army officer. From the description of Papers of G. W. Morgan, 1849. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453867 Epithet: formerly US Minister to Portugal British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000754.0x000144 Soldier, lawyer, and politician, from Mt. Vernon, Ohio. From the description of Papers, 1819-1926. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat...