Destiny of the Republic: The Murder of James A. Garfield

By |2020-06-29T17:41:27-05:00September 15th, 2016|Categories: Books, Featured, History|

The idea came to Charles Guiteau suddenly, “like a flash,” he would later say. On May 18, two days after New York Senator Roscoe Conkling’s dramatic resignation, Guiteau, “depressed and perplexed… wearied in mind and body,” had climbed into bed at 8:00 p.m., much earlier than usual. He had been lying on his cot [...]