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Captain John McKinstry | Mattoon Police Department, Illinois Mattoon Police Department, Illinois

Captain

John McKinstry

Mattoon Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Saturday, February 22, 1868

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/22/1868

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Captain John McKinstry was shot and killed while attempting to keep order at a public dance.

Captain McKinstry was a US Army veteran of the Civil War and had been held as a prisoner of war by the Confederate Army. He was survived by his wife and four children.

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On today, the 146th 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 especially as a POW.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
February 22, 2014

 

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