YES INDEED! Or as one friend use to say " That's like showing up with a ham at a Jewish wedding" Also , the mental nervous issues might have been genetic since both father Thomas Sherman and his father had breakdowns. It's a piece of ironic history that Thomas grave is right next to Father John Salter, who was the nephew of Alexander Stephens, vice president of the Confederacy during the Civil War.(Sarcasm) And you thought things weren’t argumentative enough so you decided to mix it up by throwing religion into the mix? (Sarcasm)
You’re correct that I don’t believe religion has been considered as we’ve found more than enough differences of opinions as it is.
It’s a valid consideration as ones beliefs could impact conscious or unconscious decisions.
Did Sherman have more than one son? If not, you may have just explained how or what caused his son to be committed in 1921.
Today I found this outstanding paper on the complexity of Sherman's believes and the tension it brought in his marriage: