Guard S. A. Walden

Guard S. A. Walden

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, April 20, 1893

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S. A. Walden

Guard S.A. Walden was shot and killed when a group of striking miners attacked the Tracy City Convict Stockade. The miners were rioting because they believed that the inmate labor was a threat to their jobs.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Guard Walden,
On today, the 123rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Tennessee. There is no tougher job in Law Enforcement than that of a Corrections Officer.


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April 20, 2016

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