Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes was the 19th President of the United States. A Civil War veteran, he is better known for losing the popular vote but winning the electoral vote. He also ended Reconstruction.

White House Biography
This site is FILLED with excellent details about this famous, important president.

The Election of 1876
Find out just how Hayes became president despite losing the popular vote

Hayes Presidential Center
This was the first presidential library ever established.

Papers of Rutherford B. Hayes
He wrote in his diary all his life, including while president.

Hayes: Citizen Soldier
Like Grant, Hayes fought in the Civil War.

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