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It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Glenda McWhirter Todd. She passed away on September 3, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was a historian, genealogist, and author who prided herself on being a descendant of Andrew Ferrier McWhirter of the 1st Alabama Cavalry, USV. Her work over the past two decades and her dedication to the 1st Alabama Cavalry has created a legacy that will last for years to come.

Her life's work has touched thousands of people through the years, and I am glad that I had the pleasure to work with her as long as I did. My hope is that her work will live on for years to come to educate and inspire a new generation.


General Informaion
Economics As Well As Patriotism Led Alabama Whites To Fight For the Union

Family Web Sites about the First

Books about the First
Patriots and Rebels by John C. Bush
Southerners in Blue: They Defied the Confederacy by Don Umphrey
The Lightning Mule Brigade: The 1863 Raid of Abel Streight into Alabama by Robert L Willett
The Unionist: A Novel of the Civil War by W. Steven Harrell and W. Harrell

Civil War Sites
Online Civil War Records, Indexes & Rosters

Forums
The Southern Unionist Forum

Other Links
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

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Sutlers

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