Ordnance Sergeant Thomas Jefferson Martin  
D Company                                

He was born on the 9 October 1837 the son of George Washington and Sarah (Gwyn) Martin.

He enlisted in the Regiment on the 21 May 1861.

Furloughed to Warren Co. on account of sickness 1 July 1861.

Elected 4th Sergeant on the  31 March 1862 and was promoted to Ordnance Sergeant on  8 May 1863.

Wounded at Perryville Perryville (Chaplin Hills), 8 October 1862 and Murfreesboro(Stone's River), 31 December 1862 3 January 1863 .

Thomas Anthony Head lists him as also being wounded at Chickamauga, GA, on the 18th, the battle was fought on the 19-20 September 1863.  (The Regiment crossed  Chickamauga Creek at Lee and Gordon Mills before the battle on the 18th so this would seem to be where.)

Took Oath 13 February 1865 at Nashville, TN.

He married Sarah Fannie Montadon and they had 10? Children, these are 9 of them: William, Elizabeth, Victor, Julia, Jesse, Reba, Abe Thomas, Maggie M. and Sue Ella Martin.

At some date before 1885 they moved to Texas as there last 3 children were born there.

Died 23 Aug 1919 and is buried in the Rochester Cemetery, Haskell, Haskell  Co, TX.  

He was the brother of Ransom Gwyn Martin and one of the William Martins.


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