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This page is dedicated to the Men of Culpeper County, Virginia who have made the ultimate sacrifice to the citizens of Culpeper County and the Commonwealth of Virginia.


"It's not how they died that made them heroes, it's how they lived"

Deputy George R. Lillard

End of Watch - Sunday, November 20, 1960

Deputy George Robert Lillard, Jr was killed on November 20, 1960 in a car crash while responding to a call.  Deputy Lillard served with the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office for five years.

Constable Benjamin M. Nalls

End of Watch - Thursday, September 24, 1885

Constable Benjamin Nalls was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two men who were making a disturbance along Davis Street in Culpeper at approximately 10:00 pm on September 23, 1885.

During the arrest Constable Nalls was shot in the back of the head. He passed away the following evening. One of the men was arrested at the scene and the other was arrested in Charlottesville   several days later. The second man arrested was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 18 years in prison. The disposition of the other suspect is not known.

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