|Creator:||Deloney, William Gaston, d. 1863|
|Title:||William Gaston Deloney family papers|
|Quantity:||0.8 Linear feet (2 document boxes)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of the papers of the William Gaston Deloney family from 1829-1915. Includes genealogy, land grants, correspondence, legal documents, and newspaper clippings. The bulk of the collection falls between the years 1861-1863 and consists of correspondence between Colonel Deloney and his wife, Rosa, in Athens (Ga.) while he served in Cobb's Legion during the Civil War. Fighting mainly in Virginia, he writes of the Peninsular Campaign and the Battle of Brandy Station (1862) and the Battle of Chancellorsville (1863). The collection also includes genealogical material on the Deloney, Huguenin, and Baker families collected by Gordan C. Carson of Savannah, Georgia.|
William Gaston Deloney (d. 1863), Confederate Colonel in Cobb's Legion, married Rosa Huguenin Deloney, resided in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia.
Arranged by record type.
Cataloged as part of the Georgia Archives and Manuscripts Automated Access Project: A Special Collections Gateway Program of the University Center in Georgia.
William Gaston Deloney papers. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.