JOHNSON, Andrew, 1808-1875



Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

Extended Bibliography

Alexander, Thomas B. “Strange Bedfellows: The Interlocking Careers of T.A.R. Nelson, Andrew Johnson and W.G. (Parson) Brownlow.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 51 (1979): 54-77.

Baumgardner, James L. “Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, and the Federal Patronage: An Attempt to Save Tennessee for the Union?” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 45 (1973): 51-60.

Beauregard, Erving E. “The Chief Prosecutor of President Andrew Johnson." The Midwest Quarterly 31 (1990): 408-422.

Benedict, Michael Les. The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1973.

___. “A New Look at the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson." Political Science Quarterly 113 (Fall 1998): 493-511.

Bowen, David Warren. Andrew Johnson and the Negro. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1989.

___. “Andrew Johnson and the Negro.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 40 (1968): 28-49.

Brabson, Fay Warrington. Andrew Johnson: A Life in Pursuit of the Right Course, 1808-1875. Durham, NC: Seeman Printery, 1972.

Castel, Albert. “Andrew Johnson: His Historiographical Rise and Fall.” Mid-America 45 (July 1963): 175-84.

Crouch, Barry A. “The Merchant and the Senator: An Attempt to Save East Tennessee for the Union.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 46 (1974): 53-75.

Crowther, Edward W. “ ‘Jacob’s Ladder’: The Religious Views of Andrew Johnson.” Journal of East Tennessee History 65 (1993): 53-69.

Dickinson, John N., comp. Andrew Johnson, 1808-1875: Chronology, Documents, Bibliographical Aids. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana Publications, 1970.

Fehrenbacher, Don E. “The Making of a Myth: Lincoln and the Vice-Presidential Nomination of 1864." Civil War History 41 (December 1995): 273-90.

Freshley, Dwight L. “Vacillation and Venom: Andrew Johnson versus William L. Yancey.” Southern Speech Journal 28 (Winter 1962): 98-108.

Graf, LeRoy P. “Andrew Johnson and the Coming of the War.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 19 (September 1960): 208-21.

Graf, LeRoy P., Ralph W. Haskins, and Paul H. Bergeron, eds. The Papers of Andrew Johnson. 16 vols. to date. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1967-. Series also includes a special volume, edited by Brooks D. Simpson, LeRoy P. Graf, and John Muldowney, Advice After Appomattox (1987).

Graf, LeRoy P., Ralph W. Haskins, and Patricia P. Clark, eds. “The Pension Office to Congressman Andrew Johnson: A List, 1843-1853.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 38 (1966): 97-108.

Hager, Paul Alcott. “Andrew Johnson of East Tennessee.” Ph.D. dissertation, Johns Hopkins University, 1975.

Haskins, Ralph W. “Andrew Johnson and the Preservation of the Union.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 33 (1961): 43-60.

___. “Internecine Strife in Tennessee: Andrew Johnson Versus Parson Brownlow.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 24 (Winter 1965): 321-40.

Hays, Willard. “Andrew Johnson’s Reputation.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 31 (1959): 1-31; 32 (1960): 18-50.

Henry, J. Milton. “The Revolution in Tennessee, February 1861, to June 1861.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 18 (June 1959): 99-119.

Jones, James Sawyer. Life of Andrew Johnson, Seventeenth President of the United States. 1901. Reprint. New York: AMS Press, 1975.

Jones, Robert B. “The Press and the Legislature: Andrew Johnson’s Election to the U.S. Senate in 1875." Tennessee Historical Quarterly 62 (2003): 238-257.

McCaslin, Richard B., comp. Andrew Johnson: A Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992.

McKellar, Kenneth. “Andrew Johnson," in Tennessee Senators as seen by one of their Successors. Kingsport, Tenn.: Southern Publishers, Inc., 1942, 273-315.

McKitrick, Eric L. Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction. 1960. Reprint. New York: Oxford University Press, 1988.

___, ed. Andrew Johnson: A Profile. New York: Hill & Wang, 1969.

Middleton, Thomas J. “Andrew Johnson and the Homestead Law.” Sewanee Review 15 (July 1907): 316-20.

Milton, George Fort. The Age of Hate: Andrew Johnson and the Radicals. 1930. Reprint. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1965.

Moore, Powell. “James K. Polk and the ‘Immortal Thirteen’.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 11 (1939): 20-33.

Moore, Robert J. “Andrew Johnson: The Second Swing ‘Round the Circle.” Proceedings of the South Carolina Historical Association (1966): 40-48.

Notaro, Carmen Anthony. “History of the Biographic Treatment of Andrew Johnson in the Twentieth Century.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 24 (Summer 1965): 143-55.

Rable, George C. “Anatomy of a Unionist: Andrew Johnson in the Secession Crisis.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 32 (Winter 1973): 332-54.

Riches, William Terence Martin. “The Commoners: Andrew Johnson and Abraham Lincoln to 1861.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Tennessee, 1976.

Russell, Robert G. “Andrew Johnson and the Charleston Convention of 1860.” Eastern Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 47 (1975): 46-75.

___. “Prelude to the Presidency: The Election of Andrew Johnson to the Senate.” Tennessee Historical Quarterly 26 (Summer 1967): 148-76.

Sawrey, Robert. “Northern Voices: Advice to Andrew Johnson, 1865-1866." Mid-America 81 (Winter 1999): 27-50.

Seward, Frederick William. Andrew Johnson. J.B. Lippincott Co., 1890.

Sigelman, Lee, Christopher J. Deering, and Burdette A. Loomis, “‘Wading Knee Deep in Words, Words, Words’: Senatorial Rhetoric in the Johnson and Clinton Impeachment Trials." Congress & The Presidency 28 (Autumn 2001): 119-39.

Sioussat, St. George L. “Andrew Johnson and the Early Phases of the Homestead Bill.” Tennessee Historical Magazine 6 (July 1920): 14-45. Reprinted from Mississippi Valley Historical Review 5 (December 1918): 253-87.

Stampp, Kenneth M. Andrew Johnson and the Failure of the Agrarian Dream: An Inaugural Lecture Delivered Before the University of Oxford on 18 May 1962. Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1962.

Steele, Robert V.P. [Lately Thomas]. The First President Johnson: The Three Lives of the Seventeenth President of the United States of America. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1968.

Stewart, David O. Impeached: The Trial of President Andrew Johnson and the Fight for Lincoln’s Legacy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2009. Stryker, Lloyd Paul. Andrew Johnson: A Study in Courage. 1929. Reprint. St. Clair Shores, MI: Scholarly Press, 1971.

Trefousse, Hans L. Impeachment of a President: Andrew Johnson, the Blacks, and Reconstruction. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1975.

___. Andrew Johnson: A Biography. New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 1989.

U.S. Congress. Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Andrew Johnson (a Senator from Tennessee). 44th Cong., 1st sess., 1875-1876. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1876.

Williams, Harry. “Andrew Johnson as a Member of the Committee on the Conduct of the War.” East Tennessee Historical Society’s Publications 12 (1940): 70-83.

Winston, Robert Watson. Andrew Johnson, Plebeian and Patriot. 1928. Reprint. Norwalk, CT: Easton Press, 1987.