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Brigadier General Joseph Bailey

Brigadier General Joseph Bailey | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
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.
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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.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:31815
Creation Date:   date unknown
Creator Name:S. Moses and Sons
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State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:State Historical Society of Wisconsin, collector : Civil War photographs, circa 1861-circa 1865
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, color
Original Format Number:PH 1560
Original Dimensions:2 x 4 inches
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.
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Civil War, 1861-1865
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