McClanahan's Company, Virginia Horse Artillery

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Brief History

  • Organized in February 1863, and for a time served with the 62nd Regiment Mounted Rifles.
  • The unit served under General Imboden's command, was active in northwestern Virginia, and took part in the Gettysburg Campaign. However, it was not engaged in the battle.
  • Later it participated in Early's operations in the Shenandoah Valley and disbanded during the spring of 1865.
  • This company totaled 142 effectives in June, 1863, and 104 in February, 1864.
  • Captains were George W. Imboden and John H. McClanahan.
  • also called Staunton Artillery



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