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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.

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Henry (William) (Roundtree) Curtis (Crocker)
Henry (William) (Roundtree) Curtis (Crocker)

Age:  23
Birthplace:  Washington Co., NC
Rank at enlistment:  1st Sergeant
Rank at Discharge:  2nd Lieutenant
Company Assignment:  F

5/15/1863 Enlisted
Memphis, TN
8/13/1863 Mustered In
Corinth, MS
2/5/1864 Promoted
To 2nd Lieutenant from 1st Sergeant.
9/14/1864 Discharged
Notation from Record and Pension Office dated 24 January 1896 states, "This man under the name William R Crocker deserted from 30th Reg't Ill. Vols. On or about Apl. 30, 1863 and enlisted in this organization in violation of the 22d (now 50th) Article of War. The notation of Dec. 17, 1886 is cancelled."

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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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