Home > Back to Search Results > James A. Garfield death...
Click image to enlarge 595784
Hide image list »

James A. Garfield death...

Item # 595784

September 19, 1881

THE CLEVELAND LEADER, September 19, 1881 

* Day of James A. Garfield's death 
* Assassination - Charles J. Guiteau

The front page has one column headings that include: "More Alarming", "Grows the Condition of the Stricken President", "The Prostrating Rigor Once More Does Its Work", "The Story of the Day..." and more (see photos). Coverage on the likelihood of President James A. Garfield's death. He would die on this day. Great to have in a Cleveland paper, his hometown and where he would be buried.

Other news and various advertisements of the day throughout. Complete in 8 pages, some margin wear and tears, otherwise good.

Category: Post-Civil War