Private Andrew J. McCarty

Private Andrew J. McCarty

Texas Rangers, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, June 23, 1861

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Andrew J. McCarty

Private Andrew McCarty and Captain Sidney Davidson were shot and killed in a battle with Indians near Big Springs, Howard County, Texas.

Private McCarty's cousin, Policeman Absalom McCarty, was shot and killed in the line of duty on December 25th, 1882, while serving with the Denison Police Department.


  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Not available

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Pvt. McCarty,
On today, the 160th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow Rangers who were also killed in that battle for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas.


United States Border Patrol

June 23, 2021

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