On July 2,1881 President Garfield was boarding a train at Baltimore and Potomac Railroad in Washington D.C. He was shot by Charles Guiteau an unsuccessful attempt on his life. He was severely hurt but he tried to survive but passed away on September 19.
This shows the doctor trying to save Garfield. the doctor here was actually Alexander Graham Bell, who invented the telephone. He was using a machine that would help find the bullet inside of Garfield's body. He unfortunately never found it.