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Robert Johnson
Birth: Feb. 22, 1834
Greeneville
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Apr. 22, 1869
Greeneville
Greene County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. In the Civil War, he served as a Colonel in the 1st Tennessee Cavalry and for service to the Union was brevetted Brigadier General of US Volunteers in March, 1865. After the war, he served as private secretary to his father President Andrew Johnson until he retired in 1869. Unable to overcome a lifelong battle of alcoholism, he committed suicide. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Johnson (1808 - 1875)
  Eliza McCardle Johnson (1810 - 1876)
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Johnson Patterson (1828 - 1901)*
  Charles Johnson (1830 - 1863)*
  Mary Johnson Brown (1832 - 1883)*
  Robert Johnson (1834 - 1869)
  Andrew Johnson (1852 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Andrew Johnson National Cemetery
Greeneville
Greene County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6661633
Robert Johnson
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Robert Johnson
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Robert Johnson
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- BIRDMAN
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014
Thank you, Sir.
- AR
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014

- bob tarte
 Added: Aug. 13, 2013
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