Deputy James A. Coggburn

Deputy James A. Coggburn

Taney County Sheriff's Office, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, April 30, 1879

James A. Coggburn

Deputy James Coggburn and Deputy William Bates were shot and killed while leading a posse that was pursuing several horse thieves along Bee Creek, near the Missouri - Arkansas state border.

Both deputies were killed during a shootout that ensued after the posse cornered the subjects in a cabin.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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