McClanahan’s Battery [also called Staunton Horse Artillery] was organized in February, 1863, by the conversion of 1st Company A, 62nd Virginia 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 totalled 142 effectives in June, 1863, and 104 in February, 1864. Its captains were George W. Imboden and John H. McClanahan.
[Source: National Park Service, Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System]
West Virginia counties contributing soldiers: Randolph