William G Delony(? - 1863)
Home State: North Carolina
Command Billet: Commanding Regiment
Branch of Service: Cavalry
Unit: Cobb's (GA) Legion, Cavalry Battalion
Before the Antietam Campaign:
In the Spring of 1861, when the Legion was formed, he was Captain of Company C, the "Georgia Troopers", one the 4 original cavalry companies making up the Battalon.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He assumed command of the Cavalry Battalion after Lt Colonel Young was wounded in a cavalry action near Burkittsville on 13 September.
The remainder of the War:
He was Major 23 May to 1 November 1862, when he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel. He was wounded in action near Gettysburg, Pa, in July 1863. He was mortally wounded in action 23 September 1863.
Death Date: 11/2/1863
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