Brigadier General Joseph Bailey
Brigadier General Joseph Bailey was known for the rescue of the Red River Fleet by building a dam to float the stranded ships out. He also founded the small town of Newport.
Image ID: 31815
Creation Date: date unknown
Creator Name: S. Moses and Sons
Collection Name: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Collector : Civil War Photographs, ca. 1861-ca. 1865
Original Format Type: digital file
Original Format Number: 9999004161
Original Dimensions: 2 x 4 inches
An engraving of Baileys dam with fleet appears in Harpers Weekly, June 18, 1864. page 385. Also see negatives following WHI (W6) 21063 for related pictures.
Civil War, 1861-1865
Military art and science
Studios and dark rooms
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