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    James A Garfield

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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

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Lucretia Garfield. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, LC-USZ62-25793 DLC

Queen Victoria of England sent a wreath for the state funeral of Garfield. Afterwards, Mrs. James A. Garfield had the white rose wreath dipped in wax and framed. It is over 130 years old and can be viewed in the Memorial Vault.