Forty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia).
Col. Charles R. Codman
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The 45th Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, was mustered into the service of the United States
at Readville, Mass., on varying dates from Sept. 26 to Oct. 28, 1862, and was known as the ‘Cadet Regiment,’ from the fact that its field officers and many of its line officers were drawn from the 1st Corps Cadets.
Under command of Col. Charles R. Codman
it embarked for New Berne, N. C , November 5, and arriving, was assigned to Colonel Amory
In December eight companies, two being on detached service, took part in the Goldsboroa expedition and were actively engaged at Kinston
Located with headquarters near New Berne, it shared in the reconnoissance to Trenton, N. C.
, in January, 1863, and served afterward as provost guard at New Berne until April 25.
As part of Amory
's brigade it engaged in an expedition to Core Creek
, going into action on the Dover