MARTIN, GEORGE W. - Placer County, California | GEORGE W. MARTIN - California Gravestone Photos

George W. MARTIN

Old Auburn Cemetery
Placer County,

Deputy Sheriff
Native of Tennessee
Killed in line of duty July 11, 1859
Killed by Outlaw Richard "Rattlesnake Dick" Barter

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Deputy Martin was shot and killed while he and two other deputies attempted to arrest two escapees near Auburn. One of the escapees was also wounded in the shootout and later committed suicide.

Contributed on 5/14/20 by tomtodd
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Submitted: 5/14/20 • Approved: 10/29/20 • Last Updated: 10/29/20 • R9182-G0

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