CSR, Find., Anc., Int.

 

Private Thomas Jefferson "Doc" Rodgers
D Company

 

He enlisted in the Regiment on the 21 May 1861.

 

On the 10 April 1862 he transferred to 4th (Starnes'-McLemore's) Cavalry Regiment, originally called 3rd Regiment, possibly into Captain McBride's I Company.

 

He was born 15 November 1838 the son of John and Lucinda (Smith) Rodgers.

 

He married Prudence Jane Smartt the daughter of John Alva and Malinda (Agee) Smartt she was born and died in Brush Creek, Smith Co, TN. They had thirteen children: Levi S., Malinda, Lucinda N., Nancy Jane, Jonathan Bethel, Turner Huntington, Martha Elizabeth, Henry Fuller, Essie Pearl, Lassie Dee, William Foster, Viola and Fanton Rodgers.

 

He died on 18 October 1919 at Brush Creek, Smith Co, TN, and is buried in the Rodgers Cemetery, Brush Creek, Smith Co, TN, with his wife,