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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

Tombstone
John Freeman
John Freeman

Age:  27
Birthplace:  Cherokee Co., GA
Occupation:  Farmer
Company Assignment:  I

10/10/1863 Enlisted
Glendale, MS
Notes:
Could be the same as John Freeman.

A second marker placed after the war on his grave mistakenly lists his services as being in the 1st Alabama Cavalry, CSA.

Buried:
Antioch Cemetery at Bug Tussle near Bremen, Cullman 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 JD Weeks.

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