The Athens Post
Contributed by Gigimo
Description: Sheriff Shot and Killed.
Date: January 2 1852
Newspaper published in: Athens, TN
Sheriff BUCHAN had been shot at and killed in a camp near Sacramento city, by a party consisting chiefly of Mexican marauders. The Vigilance Committee had, in consequence, made several arrests of parties supposed to have been implicated.
Several other murders had been committed in the neighborhood of Sacramento, and also near Maysville, by the lawless bands of Mexican marauders.
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