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09-Nov-2017 15:02

Garfield initially agreed with Radical Republican views regarding Reconstruction, but later favored a moderate approach for civil rights enforcement for freedmen. Blaine – could get enough votes to secure the nomination, delegates chose Garfield as a compromise on the 36th ballot.

Garfield opposed Confederate secession, served as a major general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, and fought in the battles of Middle Creek, Shiloh, and Chickamauga.

He instead wed her sister Eliza, who had been born in New Hampshire.