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Brownlow, William Gannaway (1805-1877) Brownlow's Knoxville Whig and rebel ventilator. [Vol. 1, no. 25 (June 25, 1864)]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05959.50.24 Author/Creator: Brownlow, William Gannaway (1805-1877) Place Written: Knoxville, Tennessee Type: Newspapers Date: 25 June 1864 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Nomination of Andrew Johnson as Vice President, Schedule of Stamp Duties.


Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Military History, Union Forces, Election, Government and Civics, Politics, Vice President, Post Office, Taxes or Taxation

Sub Era: The American Civil War