November 16, 1864
Guerrillas Killed. – A notorious guerrilla and horse-thief, Pax Delany, was killed last Friday, a week ago, in the upper end of Wirt county, by some of the Home Guards from Elizabeth. The week previous another one of these cut throats was killed by a citizen on Lower Leading Creek, Calhoun county. His name was M’Dade. He was in the act of stealing a horse to carry off some stolen bacon on; but he got his own bacon cured by so doing. A report also prevails that Big Alex. Goff was killed up on Cedar Creek, in Gilmore county, one day last week.
Timeline of West Virginia: Civil War and Statehood: November 1864