Patrolman Edward Dippel

Patrolman Edward Dippel

New York Metropolitan Police Force, New York

End of Watch Sunday, July 19, 1863

Edward Dippel

Patrolman Edward Dippel succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained four days earlier while resisting rioters who were angry over President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft. Officer Dippel was attempting to stop rioters from looting an establishment when he was shot.

He was survived by his wife and daughter.

A total of four officers were killed in riots against President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.

Patrolman Dippel is buried at Community Cemetery in Monroe, New York.

Bio

  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, July 14, 1863
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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