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A biography of James A. Garfield

William Makepeace Thayer

A biography of James A. Garfield

the preacher president

by William Makepeace Thayer

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Published by Beka Book in Pensacola, FL .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Garfield, James A. 1831-1881 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Presidents -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: From log-cabin to the White House. Boston : J.H. Earle, 1881.

      Other titlesJames A. Garfield
      StatementWilliam M. Thayer.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesSons of Liberty series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE687 .T36 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination262 p. ;
      Number of Pages262
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3966076M
      LC Control Number2001271180

        Book digitized by Google from the library of the New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : James A. Garfield is remembered as one of the four "lost presidents" who served rather uneventfully after the Civil War. Of the four lost Presidents—Hayes, Garfield, Arthur, and Harrison—Garfield is best remembered for his dramatic assassination a mere days after he assumed office.

      This book is a brief biography of Garfield's life. By page 55 James has won the Republican nomination and by page 62 he and Chester Alan Arthur have won the presidential election, beating Winfield S. Hancock by less than 2, votes (the closest popular vote in American history)/5(4).   James Garfield And The 'Destiny Of The Republic' It wasn't necessarily the assassin's bullet that killed President James A. Garfield — it was more .

      This biography evaluates and examines James A. Garfield's military career, the congressional years and the Presidency. Allan Perkins has had access to the Garfield and other papers, as well as drawing upon other resources of the Reconstruction Era.   Watch this video about President James Garfield providing interesting, fun facts and info about the life biography of James Garfield, President of the United States of America. Gain a fast.


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