Title:Harry Lee Bailey military service reminiscences, 1909-1918
Creator/Contributor:Bailey, Harry Lee., creator
Bailey's recollections regarding his military service intended for updating George W. Cullum's Biographical register of the
officers and graduates of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y. Contains four drafts written between 1909-1918, including
pages from his personal notebook, two additional manuscript drafts, and a typescript supplement. Bailey describes his military
service, primarily in the Nez Perce War, but also in the Bannock War and Spanish-American War battles in the Philippines.
He also summarizes his assignments from 1880 to 1898 in Washington Territory, Virginia, Kansas, Wyoming, Utah, Nebraska, Ohio,
Arizona, and New York.
Subject:United States. -- Army -- Officers -- Biography
United States Military Academy -- Alumni and alumnae -- Biography
United States Military Academy. -- Class of 1876.
Nez Percé Indians -- Wars, 1877 -- Personal narratives, American
Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives, American
Bannock Indians -- Wars, 1878 -- Personal narratives, American
Harry Lee Bailey was born in Dalton, Ohio, in 1854. He graduated from West Point in 1876, served in the Nez Perce War in 1877,
the Bannock War in 1878, and the Spanish-American War.
1 portfolio (.1 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2001/37 pz