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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

Jesse Daniel Hyde/Hide
Jesse Daniel Hyde/Hide

Age:  37
Rank at enlistment:  Private
Company Assignment:  M
Company Ressignment:  L

12/1/1863 Enlisted
Camp Davies, MS
12/29/1863 Mustered In
Corinth, MS
1/12/1865 Mustered Out
Nashville, TN
On duty as regimental carpenter.

Jesse Daniel Hyde was born 11 June 1825 in GA.

He married Sarah Jerome Barton on 3 September 1850. Sarah was the sister of Jonathan, Gilford, James, Madison, and William H Barton. Sarah's Sister, Delila, married F.C. Harris, also a member of the First.

He died on 10 May 1883 and is buried at Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery in Lynn, Winston Co., AL.

Sardis #1 Baptist Cemetery, Winston 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 Glenda Todd.

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