Malta in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk
Civil War 1861 - 1865
U.S. Major General
Born: 1825, Penn Township, Morgan County
Awarded the “Thanks of Congress” citation
U.S. Brigadier General
Born: 1830, Deerfield Township, Morgan County
U.S. Sec. of Agri. Governor, Wisconsin
The help of generous donors
to Camp Governor William Dennison,
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
E Pluribus Unum
Erected 1991 by Governor William Dennison Camp #125 SUVCW.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 39° 38.934′ N, 81° 51.72′ W. Marker is in Malta, Ohio, in Morgan County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 5th Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Marker is next to Otho Strahl marker in front of single flag pole in front of Malta town hall. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Otho French Strahl (here, next to this marker); This Boulder (a few steps from this marker); General Otho French Strahl, CSA (a few steps from this marker); Malta Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Morgan County Dungeon (within shouting distance of this marker); Rock Hollow School (within shouting distance of this marker); J. Frank Demster Memorial Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goins Field (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Malta.
Also see . . .
1. General Joseph Bailey. Bailey served in the western theater during the war, most notably during the Red River Campaign of 1864. (Submitted on November 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Report of Lieut. Col. Joseph Bailey - Red River Campaign. Bailey served as the chief engineering officer during the campaign. He supervised the construction of a dam which enabled eight gunboats to escape downriver. (Submitted on November 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,596 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 4. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.