Tag Archives: NJ

General Grant in New Jersey

General Grant was the most famous person in the country after the Civil War. All the rich and powerful and famous were anxious to court his favor, and the General usually obliged. A Tale of Gifts and Laws Simply put, … Continue reading

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The Three Major Inventions of Garfield’s Assassination

The Industrial Age was at its height when Garfield was assassinated in 1881.  Inventive minds were at work! The President Is Shot President James A. Garfield (1831-1881) was a robust, athletic man of forty-nine when an assassin pumped two bullets … Continue reading

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