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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
Ervin/Erving (Ewin) M Woodall
Ervin/Erving (Ewin) M Woodall

Age:  25
Birthplace:  Morgan Co., AL
Occupation:  Farmer
Rank at enlistment:  Corporal
Company Assignment:  K

8/23/1862 Enlisted
Huntsville, AL
8/23/1862 Mustered In
Huntsville, AL
11/1/1862 Promoted
to corporal.
1/27/1863 On Detached Service
Reedyville, TN

as courier.
5/1/1863 Prisoner of War
Day's Gap, AL

and confined at Richmond, VA.
5/14/1863 Paroled
City Point, VA

and sent to Camp Chase, OH.
11/10/1864 On Detached Service

7/19/1865 Mustered Out
Nashville, TN

Wife shown as Margrett Woodall.
Actual name was Ewin Woodall.

Wheeler Cemetery, Nashville, Davidson County, TN

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 Eddie Christy.

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