Mentor in Lake County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
James A. Garfield and the Civil War
His willingness to learn earned him important field commands.
His talents for organization won him praise, distinction and the rank of Major General at the Battle of Chickamauga.
His gallant and meritorious military successes launched him into national politics and the presidency.
Erected 1965 by The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 2-43.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection series list.
Location. 41° 39.919′ N, 81° 21.051′ W. Marker is in Mentor, Ohio, in Lake County. Marker can be reached from Mentor Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8095, Mentor OH 44060, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lawnfield (here, next to this marker); James A. Garfield's "Lawnfield" (a few steps from this marker); Gasholder Building Garfield's Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Railroad Connection (within shouting distance of this marker); Carriage House (within shouting distance of this marker); Windmill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campaign Office (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mentor.
Also see . . . James Abram Garfield at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 16, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 23, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 597 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 23, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 2. submitted on February 3, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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