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The Arrest of the Assassin, 1881
Stop that man! He shot the President!

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Charles J. Guiteau Shot President Garfield
July 2, 1881

The president's been shot, but he's not dead...yet. No, it would take much dirtier hands than Charles J. Guiteau's to kill President Garfield. When Guiteau, a lawyer with a history of mental illness, shot Garfield in the back on July 2, 1881, he thought God had told him to shoot the president. He also thought he had killed the president, but it wasn't the bullet that did the job.
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