James W. Delaney, Civil War Soldier


James W. Delaney
Born in Southampton, Mass._Son of William Delaney,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 24 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
He participated with the company in all movements in North Carolina,_Goldsboro Expedition, Trent Road reconnoissances, at Plymouth, Gum Swamp affair,_and returned with the regiment form Newbern to Baltimore, Md.
On the march through Maryland, on reaching Maryland Heights, Delaney was obliged to fall behind, and was sent back to Baltimore, from there he came to Chicopee, via Boston, with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“James W. Delaney, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed January 22, 2018, http://www.chicopeepubliclibrary.org/archives/items/show/2557.