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Patrolman Samuel Bryson | Savannah Police Department, Georgia Savannah Police Department, Georgia

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Samuel Bryson

Savannah Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 4, 1868

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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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.

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Patrolman Robert E. Read
Savannah Police Department, Georgia
End of Watch: Thursday, November 5, 1868
Cause: Gunfire

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RIP Patrolman Bryson. 145 Years ago today you gave the ultimate sacrifice for the people of Georgia and the United States. You will never be for gotten.

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November 4, 2013

 

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