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Col W. G. Deloney
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Birth: 1826
Death: 1863

Col. W.G. Deloney
Commanding Cavalry
Cobb Legion
Lee's Army

William G. Deloney raised a cavalry company in Athens, Ga., in the summer of 1861, and was commissioned Captain of Company C of the Cavalry Battalion, Cobb Legion. He was later promoted to command the battalion and survived a serious wound on his face when slashed by a sabre at the Battle of Gettysburg (July 1-3, 1863). Returning to duty, he was wounded in a leg and captured at a skirmish at Jack's Shop, Virginia. He died in a hospital in Washington, D.C., in Oct. 1863.

(See Portraits of Conflict: A Photographic History of Georgia in the Civil War by Anne J. Bailey & Walter J. Fraser, Jr., pp. 122, 357, spelled "Delony.") 
Oconee Hill Cemetery
Clarke County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Leon Edmund Basile
Record added: Nov 08, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22759312
Col W. G. Deloney
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Col W. G. Deloney
Added by: Michael Dover
Col W. G. Deloney
Added by: Leon Edmund Basile
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