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October 19, 1901

THE OFFICIAL REPORT ON THE CASE OF PRESIDENT M'KINLEY.

JAMA. 1901;XXXVII(16):1029-1036. doi:10.1001/jama.1901.62470420017001d
Abstract

SURGICAL HISTORY.  President William McKinley was shot, by Leon F. Czolgosz, in the Temple of Music, at the Pan-American Exposition, Buffalo, N. Y., at about 7 minutes past 4 on the afternoon of Friday, September 6, 1901. Two shots were fired. One bullet struck near the upper part of the sternum, and the other in the left hypochondriac region. The President was immediately conveyed to the Emergency Hospital on the Exposition grounds by the motor ambulance, where he arrived at 4:18. Dr. G. McK. Hall and Mr. Edward C. Mann, medical student, of the house staff, were in charge of the ambulance, Medical Student T. F. Ellis being the driver.On arriving at the hospital, President McKinley was at once placed upon the table in the operating room and undressed. During the removal of his clothing a bullet fell out and was picked up by Mr. Ellis. Dr. Hall placed

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