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Confederate (CSV)

Musician

George Washington Delaney

(1838 - 1896)

Home State: Arkansas

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd Arkansas Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company K, 3rd Arkansas Infantry at Hamburg, Arkansas on May 20, 1861. He was appointed musician and transferred to the regimental band on February 28, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

He was confined at Fort McHenry, Maryland until exchanged on October 27, 1862. He deserted from his unit in east Tennessee in February 1864 and took an oath of allegiance to the United States at Knoxville, Tennessee on February 29, 1864(?).

References & notes

Basic information from Howerton1. He married Cynthia Peniston in Ashley County, Arkansas on March 27, 1865.

Birth

1838; St. Francis County, MO

Death

1896 Kansas City, MO

Notes

1   Howerton, Bryan R., Roster of the Third Arkansas Infantry Regiment, CSA, Published 1998, <http://www.couchgenweb.com/civilwar/3rd-his.html>, Source page: /civilwar/3rdcok.html  [AotW citation 13885]