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GENERAL DE LACY DEAD War Veteran and Formerly an Assessor of Brooklyn. General William De Lacy, for many years a resident of Brooklyn, died this morning, at his home, Orange, N.J. General De Lacy was a native of Ireland and about 70 years of age. When the War of the Rebellion broke out he went to the front with the Thirty- seventh Irish Rifles. He subsequently became colonel of the One Hundred and Sixty-fourth Volunteers. He took an active part in many battles of the Army of the Potomac, and was wounded on several occasions. He was breveted Briga- dier General, owing to his meritorious ser- vices. On his return to Brooklyn at the close of the war he served as an assessor for a num- ber of years and was recently chief clerk of the Key West Naval Station. He leaves a widow and one child.