Deputy U.S. Marshal Charles Preston Phlegar

Deputy U.S. Marshal Charles Preston Phlegar

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, May 14, 1915

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Charles Preston Phlegar

Deputy Marshal Charles Phlegar was shot and killed from ambush along Shooting Creek following a raid on an illegal still near the Floyd County - Patrick County line in Virginia.

Five suspects were arrested the following day and held on charges connecting with Deputy Marshal Phelgar's murder.

Deputy Marshal Phlegar was survived by his wife and baby.


  • Age 25
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

ambush, alcohol violation

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Deputy Marshal Felgar,
On today, the 101st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifce for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

May 14, 2016

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