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Name : Starkey, John 

Rank: Ptl.

Shield #: Command: Central Office
Date of Death: 1864-01-20   Cause of Death: Assault
     
 Patrolman Starkey was violently assaulted and beaten during the Civil War draft riots. He died from his injuries seven months later. He was 51 years old.

Patrolman Starkey was assigned to the Central Office.

A total of four officers were killed in riots against President Abraham Lincoln's Civil War Draft.
  
 
     
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Rest in peace brother.
— JOM

rest in peace.
— sjs
Posted: December 27, 2006, 8:40 am

Ptl Starkey, its amazing how the War Draft Riots isn't taught and made common knowledge in NYC. You passed as a result of these riots and will never be forgotten. Rest in Peace John we pray for you.
— Tommy
Posted: January 20, 2014, 8:45 am

 


 

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