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William Gaston Deloney papers

William Gaston Deloney papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Gaston Deloney papers
Creator: Deloney, Rosa Huguenin
Creator: Deloney, William Gaston, -1863
Inclusive Dates: 1830s-2017
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.75 Linear Feet (2 boxes)
Collection Number: ms4082
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

William Gaston Deloney (1826-1863) married Rosa Huguenin (1832-1897) in 1854, and resided in Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. He was a graduate from the University of Georgia (1846), a state representative, and a Colonel of a cavalry unit he raised in Athens that joined Cobb's Legion during the American Civil War. Deloney was twice wounded in combat and died from his wounds as a prisoner of war in a Washington, D.C. hospital. He was reinterred in Oconee Hills Cemetery in Athens, Georgia in 1866.

Scope and Content

This collection contains correspondence, genealogical research, photographs, and assorted papers from the Deloney and Huguenin families.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

William Gaston Deloney papers, ms4082, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Army spouses -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
Deloney family
Deloney, William Gaston, -1863
Families of military personnel -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.
Family records -- Georgia.
Huguenin family
Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Correspondence.

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials can also be found in the William Gaston Deloney family papers, ms184.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11William G. Deloney corresopondence to Rosa Deloney, 1833-1834
12William G. Deloney corresopondence to Rosa Deloney, 1862-1863
13Rosa Deloney corresopondence to William G. Deloney
14Rosa Deloney corresopondence - miscellaneous, 1832-1876
15Correspondence regarding publications
17Legal documents
18Family history - correspondence
19Family history - miscellaneous
21Family history and correspondence - Deloney
22Family history - Deloney
23Family history - Delony, Henry
24-5Family history - Huguenin
26Family history - Huguenin and Thomas
27Family history - Huguenin, David