Organized by detachment of Kanawha Artillery from the 22nd Virginia Infantry regiment in July or August 1861. Surrendered at Fort Donelson on February 16, 1862. Does not appear in the Official Records. First Commander was Captain P. Hale, followed by Captain Thomas E. Jackson.
[Source: Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia, by Stewart Sifakis]
West Virginia counties contributing soldiers: Kanawha, Mason, Wayne
Virginia Kanawha Artillery Battery, Compendium of the Confederate Armies: Virginia, by Stewart Sifakis, pg. 43, entry #93.