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Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) "I have concluded to issue a pardon in the case of Percy Walker" (Former U.S. Congressman from Alabama, and brother of Confederate Secretary of War.)

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08287 Author/Creator: Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note signed Date: 30 September 1865 Pagination:


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Civil WarMilitary HistoryConfederate General or LeaderPresidentPardonUnion ForcesGovernment and CivicsVice President

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