Sherman, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
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1802 - (Sherman, CT) - Incorporated in 1802, the town took its name from founding father Roger Sherman.
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1862 - Avoiding the Civil War Draft
A man named Hoag, belonging to Sherman, Conn., purposely cut his hand with a scythe, to avoid being drafted. The wound bled profusely, and he shortly afterwards died.
San Francisco Bulletin
San Francisco, California
September 15, 1862
1871 - Runs in the family
Royal Briggs, who committed suicide at Sherman, Conn., the other day, was the last of six brothers who have made way with themselves.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 18, 1871
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