Garfield, James A. (James Abram), 1831-1881
- Existence: November 19, 1831 - September 19, 1881
James A. Garfield (1831-1881), 20th president of the United States serving from 1881 March until his assassination.
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: MS 244
Abstract: Correspondence, diaries, proclamations, and drafts of letters chiefly relating to the Civil War, but also including letters from the Jacksonian period. The major portion of the collection concerns the siege of Fort Sumter with letters from both Major Robert Anderson and General P.G.T. Beauregard. Included also are a diary kept by General S. Wylie Crawford during the siege and two letters from Abraham Lincoln. Other portions of the collection concern Lincoln as a political figure; the...