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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
Creator
Name:
S. Moses and Sons
City, State: Wisconsin
Collection
Name:
Civil War photographs, ca. 1861-ca. 1865
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
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
Hairstyles
Portrait photography
Beards
Officers
Studios and dark rooms
Moustache
Photography
 

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