Deputy Sheriff Nathaniel Cloud

Deputy Sheriff Nathaniel Cloud

Claiborne County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, August 29, 1898

Nathaniel Cloud

Deputy Sheriff Nathaniel Cloud was shot and killed in Tazewell when the friend of a man he was attempting to arrest produced a gun and opened fire, killing him and a bystander.

The suspect was convicted of two counts of first degree murder June 27, 1899.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Deputy Sheriff Cloud,
On today, the 117th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Claiborne County.


United States Border Patrol

August 29, 2015

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