Confederate Regiments & BatteriesVirginia

September 24 Created by combining the two companies of the 32nd Virginia Cavalry Battalion with the six companies of the 40th Virginia Cavalry Battalion under the command of Lieutenant Colonel William T. Robins and Major John R. Robertson. Assigned to Cavalry, Department of Richmond.
February-May Assigned to Hunton’s Brigade, Department of Richmond.
May-June Assigned to Department of Richmond. The battalion had 216 effectives.
May-June Two companies of the 8th Confederate Cavalry Regiment were added to expand the battalion into the 24th Virginia Cavalry Regiment.