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James Garfield

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About the Model

Sculpture of James Garfield by John Quincy Adams Ward. Garfield served only four months in office. On July 2, he was shot by fanatic Charles J. Guiteau. Mortally wounded, Garfield died two months later. His assassination led to an outpouring of national mourning, resulting in numerous paintings and sculptures.


Arts + Humanities


Bronze Sculpture, Congress, Republican Party, American Presidents, Assassination, Politics, 20th President, US Government, U.S. House of Representatives, Civil War, Military


May 17 2022