President Garfield’s Condition: July 11, 1881, 1:00 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 11, 1881.

1.00 P. M.
The favorable progress of the President’s case continues.  Pulse, 106; temperature, 99.8°; respiration, 24.

D. W. BLISS,
J. J. WOODWARD,
J. K. BARNES,
ROBT. REYBURN.

This post is one of a series reenacting the official bulletins released to the public by the physicians to President Garfield during his illness after the shooting on July 2, 1881.

One comment

  1. At this time, was a persistent low-grade fever recognized by physicians as an indication of infection?

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