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Deputy Sheriff Ora M. Nason | Bent County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Bent County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Deputy Sheriff

Ora M. Nason

Bent County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: Saturday, September 20, 1873

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Age: 42

Tour: Not available

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Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire (Accidental)

Incident Date: 9/18/1873

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Deputy Sheriff Ora Nason was accidentally shot and killed when his revolver discharged after he dropped it.

He was patrolling Las Animas when the accident occurred.

Deputy Nason was a Civil War veteran of Union Army and had been a POW in Libby Prison.

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Deputy Sheriff Nason,
On today, the 152nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served in the Union Army during the Civil War.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
September 20, 2015

 

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