• Andrew Johnson with Sioux delegation at White House

    Andrew Johnson

    National Historic Site Tennessee

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Watch a short video about the Johnson family members who served in the Civil War.

Learn more about Andrew Johnson and Emancipation in Tennessee by viewing a short excerpt of his 1864 "Moses" speech.

Discover the feelings of Civil War soldiers as we reveal messages they left for Andrew Johnson on his vacated Homestead walls.

 

Did You Know?

Eliza reading

Contrary to popular thought, Eliza did not teach her husband to read. She did help Andrew Johnson build on what he already knew by tutoring him from her schoolbooks. She also read to him in the Tailor Shop while he worked.