Thomas Jefferson Roberts

TJ was born April 26th, 1843 to Joshua and Anna Roberts. He was 18 years old when he went off to war. He began the war in the 25th Alabama Co. I along with his 4 brothers. In 1863, he left camp(recorded as desertion), long enough to go home to propose to his childhood sweetheart. A year later, he married Nancy Adeline Keith in 1864. He finished the war in a homeguard unit.

The statue is modeled after the only known photograph of TJ Roberts, circa 1900. He passed away January 11, 1911.

TJ Roberts, has 1 grandson still living and several great grand children.