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Federal (USV)


Dennis Delaney

(? - 1863)

Home State: Ohio

Command Billet: Commanding Detachment

Branch of Service: Cavalry

Unit: Harrison's company, West Virginia Cavalry

Before Antietam

He was commissioned Second Lieutenant, Company I, of the First West Virginia Cavalry on 16 October 1861 at its initial organization.

The rest of the War

He was promoted to Captain on 1 April 1863 after Captain Harrison resigned, but was killed in action during the raid on Wytheville, Virginia in July of that year.

References & notes

Service details here from Lang1.




1   Lang, Theodore F., Loyal West Virginia from 1861 to 1865, Baltimore: Deutsch Publishing, 1895, pp. 160, 162  [AotW citation 963]