CONFEDERATE VIRGINIA TROOPS
45th Battalion, Virginia Infantry
45th Infantry Battalion was organized by detachments between April and December, 1863.
Its six companies were composed of men from the 1st Regiment Cavalry Virginia State Line
which had disbanded. The unit served in the Department of Western Virginia, lost 4 killed and 11
wounded at Cloyd's Mountain,
then was involved in various conflicts in the Shenandoah Valley. It disbanded during April, 1865.
Lieutenant Colonel Henry M. Beckley and Major Blake L. Woodson were in command.
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