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

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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
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Incident Details

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

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DUSM Mitchell,
On today, the 150th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country.


United States Border Patrol

June 18, 2022

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