Deputy U.S. Marshal Maddison F. Mitchell

Deputy U.S. Marshal Maddison F. Mitchell

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

End of Watch Tuesday, June 18, 1872

Maddison F. Mitchell

Deputy Marshal Mitchell was shot and killed in Pickens County, South Carolina, while he and another deputy marshal took a prisoner to jail. The two marshals had arrested the prisoner at the site of an illegal still, which they destroyed. As they were returning to town the group was ambushed by other illegal distillers and both marshals were wounded. The two were able to make it back to town where Deputy Marshal Mitchell died.


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

Incident Details

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

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 18, 2015

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