Deputy U.S. Marshal Caleb N. Keith

Deputy U.S. Marshal Caleb N. Keith

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

End of Watch Thursday, May 2, 1872

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Caleb N. Keith

Deputy US Marshal Caleb Keith was shot and killed while attempting to serve a federal arrest warrant on a member of the KKK in Yancey County, North Carolina.

The subject was also wounded in the shootout and taken into custody, but later escaped.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location North Carolina
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

warrant service

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DUSM Keith,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

May 2, 2022

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