1st Alabama Cavalry - Est. 1862
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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.


1st Alabama Cavalry Searchable Roster
William R Lindsey/Lindsay
William R Lindsey/Lindsay

Age:  18
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Company Assignment:  B

12/20/1862 Enlisted
Glendale, MS
12/31/1862 Mustered In
Corinth, MS
12/27/1863 Mustered Out
Camp Davies, MS
Notes:
William Riley Lindsey was the son of Hillard Sparks Lindsey of Marion Co., AL. He moved to Monroe Co., MS after the war and is buried in a family cemetery east of Smithville, MS. He died without issue. His brother, Irving, also served in the 1st AL Cav. USV.

Database created and maintained by Ryan Dupree.

Service records compiled by Glenda Todd and used with her permission. This and other information about the history of the First and the men who fought with the unit can be found in her book, First Alabama Cavalry, USA: Homage to Patriotism.

Picture submitted by Mike Lindsey.

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