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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
Joseph L Moss
Joseph L Moss

Age:  18
Birthplace:  Hall Co, GA
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Company Assignment:  B

3/9/1864 Enlisted
Decatur, AL
6/20/1864 Sick in Hospital
Rome, GA

at USA Field Hospital.
9/12/1864 Returned
11/10/1864 Left Sick
Rome, GA

Sent to the hospital in Nashville, TN until May 1865.
10/20/1865 Mustered Out
Huntsville, AL

Clothing Allowance owed him $3.61and Bounty due of $300
Notes:
Company Descriptive Book stated he was 18 years old, 5' 5" tall, fair complexion, gray eyes, black hair, born in Hall Co., GA, and a farmer by occupation.

Buried:
Holly Springs Church Cemetery, Franklin Co., AL

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 Max Howell.

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