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
James M (Madison) Blalock (Blaylock)
James M (Madison) Blalock (Blaylock)

Age:  28
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Rank at Discharge:  2nd Lieutenant
Company Assignment:  D,H
Company Ressignment:  G

9/18/1863 Enlisted
Glendale, MS
9/18/1863 Mustered In
Glendale, MS
7/1/1864 Enlisted
Rome, GA

Reenlisted at the age of 30 for 3 years and promoted to 2nd Lieutenant assigned to Company G.
1/20/1865 Sick in Hospital
Savannah, GA
10/20/1865 Mustered Out
Huntsville, AL

Oak Wood Cem., Grayson Co., TX

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 Rose.

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