• 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?

Martha with flower

Johnson's daughter Martha found unframed portraits of J.Q. Adams, Van Buren, Tyler, Polk, Fillmore, and Pierce in the White House attic. They were framed and hung on the state floor. President Johnson enjoyed escorting guests through the hall to show the paintings.