Andrew Jackson Hamilton (1815-1875)

Andrew Jackson Hamilton was the attorney general of Texas in 1850. He was elected as an Independent Democrat to Congress (1859-61). As the Civil War approached, Hamilton took an anti-secessionist stance. In November 1862 he was appointed brigadier general of volunteers in the Union Army. In 1862 he was made military governor of Texas by President Lincoln. President Johnson appointed him provisional governor in 1865. Hamilton was a justice of the supreme court of Texas in 1866.

Date:
1864 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Glass Negative Print
Item#:
MES17163
Photographer:
Mathew Brady
Height:
10139px
Width:
7800px
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