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Collection Reference Number GLC01993.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Andrew Johnson bestows an award on two members of the Blackfoot tribe
Date 14 November 1863
Author Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  
Additional authors Harlan, James (1820-1899)
Document Type Government document
Content Description Countersigned by James Harlan as Secretary of Interior. Serving as President of the United States, Johnson awards Nootay-u-hah (or Short Gun) and his brother (both of the Blackfoot tribe) money and a silver medal for exchanging their horses for two white women held captive by their enemies. Document contains a gold seal and a red-white-and-blue ribbon border.
Subjects American West  President  American Indian History  Government and Civics  Diplomacy  Women's History  Prisoner  Prisoner of War  Military History  
People Harlan, James (1820-1899)  Johnson, Andrew (1808-1875)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Presidency
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
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