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President Lincoln and James Garfield

Rutherford, William G.

President Lincoln and James Garfield

the story of their lives.

by Rutherford, William G.

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Published by Sunday School Union in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.,
  • Garfield, James A. 1831-1881.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457 .R96
    The Physical Object
    Pagination139, 143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6263140M
    LC Control Number58052709

      James Abram Garfield () was the twentieth President of the United States and had the second shortest term in office, the only one shorter being that of William Henry Harrison. This biography will give students a detailed look at the life of President Garfield from a poor canal boy to Chief Executive of the United States. The great American novelist Thomas Wolfe, in his book From Death to Morning (), once referred to Garfield as one of the "lost presidents": Garfield, Arthur, Harrison, and Hayes, time of my father's time, blood of his blood, life of his life, were the lost Americans: their gravely vacant and bewhiskered faces mixed, melted, swam together in the sea depths of a past intangible.

      Editor's note: This post contains graphic content and may be disturbing to some readers. On Sep. 19, , James Abram Garfield, the 20th president of the Author: Dr. Howard Markel.   New York Times bestselling author Candice Millard discusses her book, "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine & the Murder of a President" about the of the presidency and.

      Lincoln found admirable traits in, among others, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, and Edward Bates, Edwin M. Stanton, four men who not only sought the Republican nomination for president in Author: Allen Barra. Before He Became President Initially Garfield wanted to stay part of the army. However, President Lincoln asked him to come to Washington. Lincoln felt that having Garfield as a strong Republican ally in the Congress would be more valuable to him than as a general. Garfield agreed to take the position in Congress where he served on the U.S. House of Representatives for eighteen years.


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