Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Birth
Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Death 22 Apr 1869 (aged 35)
Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 6661633 · View Source
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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


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 5 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6661633
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Robert Johnson (22 Feb 1834–22 Apr 1869), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6661633, citing Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, Greeneville, Greene County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .