Photo image of Charles J. Guiteau by C. M. Bell maintained by the Smithsonian Institution
I have just shot the President. I shot him several times,
as I wished him to go as easily as possible...I am going
to the jail. Please order out your troops and take
possession of the jail at once.
to General William Tecumseh Sherman
July 2, 1881
The real issue was: Will the president live?
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