Jailer Uriah S. Gregory

Jailer Uriah S. Gregory

Storey County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Thursday, June 21, 1866

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Uriah S. Gregory

Jailer Gregory succumbed to injuries sustained several days earlier when he was attacked by two inmates who were attempting to escape from the county jail. The inmates struck Jailer Gregory over the head with a bottle, causing a severe injury. As they forced him into their cell they slammed the cell door onto his hand, causing further injury to the hand.

A skin infection set in as the result of the wounds he received and he died several days later.


  • Age 71
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Monday, June 18, 1866
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Glass shard
  • Offender Not available

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