Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Goodson

Deputy U.S. Marshal Thomas Goodson

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

End of Watch Saturday, December 1, 1888

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Thomas Goodson

Deputy Marshal Goodson was shot and killed in Carter County, Tennessee, while attempting to arrest moonshiners. He was shot and killed by the suspects near Roan Mountain on December 1, 1888, but his body wasn't discovered until December 11, 1888.

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  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

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

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Deputy Marshal Goodson,
On today, the 130th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol

December 1, 2018

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