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This is an engraving depicting the assassination of President Garfield

Congressional Reactions to the Assassination of President Garfield in the Bound Congressional Record

Posted by: Robert Brammer

The Bound Congressional Record on now provides coverage back to 1881, so I decided to see if I could find Congressional reactions to the shooting of President Garfield on July 2, 1881, at the Baltimore and Potomac Railroad Station by Charles Guiteau, and the President’s subsequent death on September 19, 1881. The assassin, Charles …