NextPrevious

Andrew Johnson

Political Offices

To what position did Lincoln appoint Johnson in 1862?

Lincoln appointed Johnson as military governor of Tennessee in 1862. Johnson steadfastly defended the Union, sought to quell rebellion, and worked to further the causes of preserving the Union.



Close

This is a web preview of the "The Handy Presidents Answer Book" app. Many features only work on your mobile device. If you like what you see, we hope you will consider buying. Get the App