Andrew Johnson: Plebeian and Patriot

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ILLUSTRATIONS
Andrew Johnson Frontispiece
FACING PAGE
Jacob Johns(t)on's Marriage Bond14
Andrew Johnson's Birthplace, Raleigh, N. C.14
Andrew Johnson, Runaway Apprentice25
Dress Coat Made by Andrew Johnson25
Shears and Goose, Now in Tailor Shop at Greeneville, Tenn.25
Andrew Johnson's Tailor Shop at Greeneville, Tenn.88
As the Shop Appears Today, Encased in Brick38
Specimen of Andrew Johnson's Early Handwriting, 183657
Andrew Johnson in Masonic Regalia105
Mrs. Andrew Johnson105
Andrew Johnson's Home in Greeneville, Tenn.105
The "Secession Movement"162
A Threatening Letter Sent to Andrew Johnson in 1861189
The Capitol, Nashville, Tenn., Under Siege: Fort Andrew Johnson236
Map of Greeneville, Tenn.248
Tennessee Ticket for Governor in 1855257
Ticket for President, 1864257
Copperheadism vs. The Union261
The Tailor and Rail-splitter Mending the Union267
The Recommendation for Clemency in the Surratt Trial291
Johnson Is Crowned King, as Wade Predicted 807
Reconstruction and How It Works360

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Prefatory Note v
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Introduction xi
  • Part I: Odds - 1808-1860 1
  • Chapter I - Runaway Apprentice 3
  • Chapter II - A. Johnson, Tailor 15
  • Chapter III - Successor to Andrew Jackson 26
  • Chapter IV - Congressman 40
  • Chapter V - On the Stump 58
  • Chapter VI - Governor and Senator 76
  • Chapter VII - Home Life 95
  • Chapter VIII - Jeff Davis Spoils the Broth 108
  • Chapter IX - Father of the Homestead 128
  • Chapter X - Impasse 142
  • Part Ii: Alone - 1860-1865 153
  • Chapter I - Testing Time 155
  • Chapter II - Lion-Heart 174
  • Chapter III - Fight for Tennessee 188
  • Chapter IV - Senatorial Whip 205
  • Chapter V - Military Governor 217
  • Chapter VI - Lincoln and Johnson 243
  • Chapter VII - Vice-President 263
  • Chapter VIII - The Execution of Mrs. Surratt 277
  • Chapter IX - Hero of an Hour 292
  • Chapter X - Thad Stevens Pockets Congress 307
  • Part Iii: Unbowed - 1865 and After 323
  • Chapter I - Presidential Reconstruction 325
  • Chapter II - Swinging Round the Circle 347
  • Chapter III - Veto Follows Veto 372
  • Chapter IV - The Great Reconstruction 390
  • Chapter V - Impeachment of the President 405
  • Chapter VI - The Trial 428
  • Chapter VII - Foreign and Domestic Policy 455
  • Chapter VIII - Leaving the White House 471
  • Chapter IX - The Come-Back 490
  • Chapter X - Sixty Years After 510
  • Appendix A 521
  • Appendix B 522
  • Appendix C 526
  • Bibliography 529
  • Index 541
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