• Front Porch of the Garfield Home - site of 1880 presidential campaign

    James A Garfield

    National Historic Site Ohio

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Firing drill conducted by the 7th & 8th US, 2nd Virginia and 5th Texas CSA

Firing drill conducted by the 7th & 8th US, and the 2nd Virginia and 5th. Civil War Encampent July-August 2010, James A. Garfield NHS

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Images from our first encampment held to commemmorate the Civil War service of General James A. Garfield. The attached photo shows a bayonet drill demonstrated by the 5th Texas. Keep checking back for information about the 2011 encampment

Did You Know?

Spider wallpaper in the Garfield Home

The wallpaper in James A. Garfield's home and a side table in the Memorial Library have a spider web motif. Victorians believed that house spiders brought good luck and good fortune to the inhabitants.