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Deputy Sheriff Raleigh Boulware | Fairfield County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina Fairfield County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

Deputy Sheriff

Raleigh Boulware

Fairfield County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, July 3, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/14/1915

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Deputy Sheriff Raleigh Boulware was shot by an angry mob while transporting a prisoner to court.

The mob was attempting to attack the prisoner and opened fire, killing the prisoner, Sheriff Hood, and mortally wounded Deputy Sheriff Boulware. Other deputies returned fire killing Sheriff Hood's killer and wounding several of the mobs participants. Another deputy was shot resulting in the loss of his hand.

Several members of the mob were arrested. One was charged with Deputy Boulware's murder. He was tried and acquitted.

Sheriff Boulware died three weeks later, on July 3. He is buried in Lebanon Cemetery, Fairfield County, South Carolina.

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Sheriff Adam Dubard Hood
Fairfield County Sheriff's Department, South Carolina
End of Watch: Monday, June 14, 1915
Cause: Gunfire

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100 years ago tomorrow Deputy Boulware gave his life for the citizens of Fairfield County SC. He is not forgotten.

Stan Jefferson
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July 2, 2016

 

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