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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

Story
Crossed Sabers
John S Cantrell

Age:  35
Birthplace:  Lumpkin, GA
Occupation:  Farmer
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Company Assignment:  D

10/26/1863 Enlisted
Glendale, MS
10/26/1863 Mustered In
Camp Davies, MS
1/18/1864 Prisoner of War
Jacinto

Near Corinth, MS.
6/18/1864 Killed
Franklin Co., AL

Killed by rebels while POW.
Notes:
One Muster Roll stated age 29 and another states age 24.

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.

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