Deputy U.S. Marshal James P. Everette

Deputy U.S. Marshal James P. Everette

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

End of Watch Friday, July 10, 1874

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James P. Everette

Deputy Marshal Everette was shot killed near Lynchburg, Tennessee, by members of the KKK. It is believed that he had fallen off of his horse and was injured when he was attacked and shot twice.

After murdering him, the killers destroyed all of the arrest warrants he carried in his saddlebags.


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

Incident Details

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

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Deputy Marshal Everette
Thanks for doing your duty that faithful day. Your sacrifice and courage that day was paved with righteousness and a stalwart spirit of strength,--something that we should all admire. You honor our profession.

James Lopey, Assistant Sheriff (Ret)
Washoe County Sheriff's Office (Reno, Nevada)
Nevada DPS

July 10, 2023

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