Historical Rosters Database
Thomas Garland JeffersonRoster ID 2916
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|Affiliation:||Class of 1867|
|Biography & Genealogy:||Thomas Garland Jefferson, Class of 1867. "Died on the Field of Honor." Genealogy: Born- January 1, 1847, in Amelia County, Virginia. Father- John Garland Jefferson; Mother- Otelia Mansfield Howlett. Paternal grandparents: John Garland Jefferson and Mary Ann "Nancy" Booker. Maternal grandparents- unknown. Cadet Jefferson was the great-great nephew of President Thomas Jefferson.VMI Record: Matriculated on August 1, 1863; New Market Cadet, Private, Co. B., mortally wounded at the Battle of New Market on May 15, 1864; died May 18, 1864, in New Market, Va. He is buried beneath the New Market Monument at VMI.|
|Additional Online Resources:||Battle of New Market online resources|