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Guide to the George A. Bailey Papers, 1840-1924 M0022C
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  • Title: George A. Bailey Papers,
    Identifier/Call Number: M0022C
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 202.0 Items
    Date (inclusive): 1840-1924
    creator: Bailey, George A.

    Scope and Contents Note:

    These papers consist largely of letters from George A. Bailey to his family during the Civil War, 1861-1864, but also include other family letters, 1840-1919, genealogical materials, deeds, and financial records. There is also a map Bailey drew of his camp, 1861 December 25.

    Biographical Note:

    George Arthur Bailey was born in Massachusetts in 1841. He enlisted in the 1st. Massachusetts Infantry in 1861. He was wounded in May 1862 and taken prisoner in July 1862. He was in Libby Prison until October 1862 when he was paroled and rejoined his regiment. In January 1864 he was wounded at Gettysburg and in March was commissioned Capt. of Company H, 37th U.S. Colored Troops.

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    [Identification of item], George A. Bailey Papers, M0022c, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

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    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

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