• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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Impeachment Pronounced

"Mr. President, (of the Senate), in obedience to the order of the House of Representatives, we appear before you, and in the name of the House of Representatives and all of the people of the United States we do impeach Andrew Johnson, President of the United States of high crimes and misdemeanors in office."

Did You Know?

Shaver Portrait

Samuel Shaver, a renowned Tennessee artist, taught at the Oddfellows Female Institute in Rogersville, TN where Johnson's daughter Mary was a student. A Shaver portrait of Johnson was saved during the Civil War by a Greeneville lady who wrapped it in newspaper and hid it in front of her fireplace.