Thomas Jefferson Sherman fought in the 3rd Regiment-Company E – Georgia Cavalry and was wounded in battle.
Buried in Providence Cemetery in Stewart County, GA
Husband of first wife Martha Louisiana Moore with whom they had six children: Joseph S; Charles C; Edna (m-Perkins); David B; Henry T; and Walter C. Sherman.
His second wife was Mary Frances Duggan with whom they had one daughter, Effie Earle (m-Overby).
Sherman fought in the Battle of Fair Gardens near Sevierville, TN and was injured and captured on January 27, 1864. He was removed from the battlefield by the enemy and taken to Rock Island Barracks in Illinois. He lived with his battle injuries for his lifetime, and you can see in his confederate photo that he is being supported by a crutch under his right arm.