Patrolman Samuel Bryson

Patrolman Samuel Bryson

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, November 4, 1868

Samuel Bryson

Patrolman Bryson and Patrolman Robert Read were shot and killed killed while attempting to restore order during a riot that broke out during the 1868 Presidential election. The riot was started by citizens opposing candidate Ulysses S. Grant.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Bryson,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Savannah.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United States Border Patrol

November 4, 2018

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