Captain Thomas Cloud

Captain Thomas Cloud

Seminole Nation of Oklahoma Lighthorsemen Police, Tribal Police

End of Watch Tuesday, March 31, 1885

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Thomas Cloud

Captain Thomas Cloud and Captain Sam Cudgo were shot and killed near Sacred Heart Mission, Oklahoma.

A posse had gone to the location to arrest a man for the murder of his brother-in-law. As the officers approached the shack the man started firing through the cracks in the walls. Captain Cudgo was shot in the abdomen and died one hour later. Captain Cloud was shot in the leg and died two days later.


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  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Oklahoma
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 29, 1885
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Capt. Cloud,
On today, the 133rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your fellow fellow Officer who was also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the Seminole Nation.


United States Border Patrol

March 31, 2018

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