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‘James A. Garfield’

President Garfield’s Heavenly Escort

The deaths of rulers are often predicted or memorialized by Things in the Sky. Within a month of President James A Garfield’s death, some Demarva visionaries saw Garfield in Glory, escorted to his Heavenly reward by an honor guard of angels.

Encore: Bring me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau

When Charles Julius Guiteau was hung for the assassination of President James A. Garfield, it was just the beginning of a macabre, post-mortem career for his head–or rather his deboned face embalmed and preserved in a vat of alcohol….

Tales from the Presidential Crypts

Tales from the Presidential Crypts A look at some strange incidents at presidential tombs: the skull of Washington, a guard driven mad by standing watch at Garfield’s grave, shots fired and intruders at McKinley’s tomb, and poltergeist-like activities at the Harding holding vault.

Bring Me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau

Bring Me the Head of Charles Julius Guiteau When Charles Julius Guiteau was hung for the assassination of President James A. Garfield, it was just the beginning of a macabre, post-mortem career for his head–or rather his deboned face embalmed and preserved in a vat of alcohol….