First Sergeant George Thomas Sherman, Co. F.

unioneagleGeorge Thomas Sherman was born in Greenwich Village, NY in 1842. He died in Queens NY (1899) and is buried in Lutheran All Faiths in Middle Village, Queens NY. George Thomas Sherman was a veteran of Co. F. He enlisted as a Private and mustered out of service with the rank of First Sergeant. George Thomas Sherman was wounded in the shoulder on the 3rd May 1863 at Marye’s Heights and according to his great-great-grandson, Bruce Dow, George was cared for by Walt Whitman

Thank you to Bruce Gow and Paul Christensen for this biographical information.