The life and work of James A. Garfield, twentieth president of the United States: embracing an account of the scenes and incidents of his boyhood, the struggles of his youth, the might of his early manhood, his valor as a soldier, his career as a statesman, his election to the presidency, and the tragic story of his deat
John Clark Ridpath
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John Clark Ridpath (1840-1900). American educator, historian and author.
Hard-bound. 672 pages. A number of illustrations.
Poem – Deathless by Horace. x.
Chapter I. Birth and Ancestry. Pages 11-27.
Chapter II. The Struggle of Boyhood. Pages 28-58.
Chapter III. The Morning of Power. Pages 59-87.
Chapter IV. A Soldier of the Union. Pages 89-114.
Chapter V. Hero and General. Pages 115-166.
Chapter VI. In the Ascendant. Pages167-210.
Chapter VII. Leader and Statesman. Pages 211-253.
Chapter VIII. The Noontide. Pages 254-307.
Chapter IX. Great Questions and Great Answers. Pages 308-402.
Chapter X. The Climax of 1880. Pages 403-442.
Chapter XI. Candidate for the Presidency. Pages 443-485.
Chapter XII. In the High Seat. Pages 444-516.
Chapter XIII. Shot Down. Pages 517-615.
Chapter XIV. Gazing on the Sea. Pages 616-643.
Chapter XV. The Solemn Pageant. Pages 644-672.
BindingCoverPrefacePrefaceContentsContentsContentsContentsContentsDeathlessChapter Ipage 12Garfield CabinGarfield's MotherAddressing the PeopleReception after NominationChapter IIPage 29Garfield at SixteenPage 39Chapter IIIChapter IVPage 89Gen. George H. ThomasPage 101Operations in West VirginiaFight at Middle CreekGarfield Driving Marshall from KentuckyGarfield Driving Marshall from KentuckyPage 108Chapter VPage 155Page 161Battle of ChickamuagaChapter VIChapter VIIChapter IXChapter X1880 Republican First Ballot1880 36 Ballots of Republican Party Chapter XIPage 450View of MentorPage 459LawnfieldMoney LetterGarfield Letter of DenialChapter XIIPage 496James G. BlainePage 497William WindomPage 498Robert T. LincolnPage 499William H. HuntPage 500S.J. KirkwoodPage 501Wayne MacveaghPage 502Thomas L. LakeChapter XIIIPage 544Dr. D.W. BlissPage 547Surgeon-General J.K. BarnesPage 549Dr. J.J. WoodwardPage 551Dr. Robert ReyburnPage 556Page 561Last Letter from GarfieldPage 601Blaine reading letters of sympathyBlaine reading letters of sympathyPage 605Morning GreetingPage 614Laying Special Rail TracksChapter XIVGarfield's ChartPage 637General D.G. SwainPage 641Mrs. Lucretia R. Garfield Page 642Last Look at the SeaChapter XVPage 648Chester A. ArthurPage 653Mollie GarfieldPage 655Harry GarfieldPage 659James A. GarfieldPage 664Page 672