Patrolman James Harris Rosser

Patrolman James Harris Rosser

Shreveport Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, February 26, 1873

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James Harris Rosser

Patrolman James Rosser died after contracting smallpox while assigned to transport infected patients from a steamboat to the pest house.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Patrolman Rosser,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shreveport.


United States Border Patrol

February 26, 2023

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