The Original Tombstone of Ahijah W. Grimes, Lawman Killed 19 July 1878 By Sam Bass & His Gang

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This is the original tombstone erected for Ahijah W. Grimes, the Williamson County Deputy Sheriff, who was shot dead by Sam Bass or one of his fellow gang members, whom he approached in Kopell's General Store, asking them to give up their concealed guns. This tombstone has a Texas Ranger Star marker beside it.
at Round Rock Cemetery, Sam Bass Road, Round Rock, Williamson County, Texas USA

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