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Brigadier General Joseph Bailey

Brigadier General Joseph Bailey
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Title: Brigadier General Joseph Bailey
Description: 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
S. Moses and Sons
City, State: Wisconsin
Civil War photographs, ca. 1861-ca. 1865
Genre: Photograph
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.
Subjects: Military uniforms
Civil War, 1861-1865
Portrait photography
Studios and dark rooms

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