Captain Joseph Tanksley

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Last Call: Mon, Sep 26th, 1898
Date of Incident: Sat, Feb 19th, 1898
Cause of Death: Horse Drawn Vehicle (Accidental)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 28


Captain Tanksley was responding to an alarm riding on Engine Co.# 7. It collided at the intersection of 6 th & Chestnut Streets with H&L #1. He was thrown from the reel and his legs were run over. His condition worsened and he succumbed to his injuries several months later.


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