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Malta in Morgan County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk

Civil War 1861 - 1865

 
 
Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker (front) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
1. Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker (front)
Inscription.  (Front):
Joseph Bailey
U.S. Major General
Born: 1825, Penn Township, Morgan County
Awarded the “Thanks of Congress” citation

Jeremiah Rusk
U.S. Brigadier General
Born: 1830, Deerfield Township, Morgan County
W.I.A. 1865
U.S. Sec. of Agri. Governor, Wisconsin


(Rear):
Placed by:
The help of generous donors
to Camp Governor William Dennison,
Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Athens, Ohio
1991
E Pluribus Unum

 
Erected 1991 by Governor William Dennison Camp #125 SUVCW.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, 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 map
Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker (rear) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
2. Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker (rear)
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. Marker is in this post office area: Malta OH 43758, United States of America. Touch 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 - hero of the Red River. Website homepage:
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. Shotgun's Civil War website entry:
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.) 

3. Gov. Jeremiah M. Rusk (1830-1893). Wisconsin Historical Society website
Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 2, 2008
3. Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker
South of Malta Veterans Memorial. Malta Town Hall in left background.
entry (Submitted on June 8, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Brigadier General Joseph Bailey, ca. 1864 image. Click for full size.
via Wikipedia, 1964
4. Brigadier General Joseph Bailey, ca. 1864
Jeremiah M. Rusk image. Click for full size.
via Wisconsin Historical Society, unknown
5. Jeremiah M. Rusk
Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Thomas Onions, January 23, 2010
6. Joseph Bailey / Jeremiah Rusk Marker
Headstone of General Joseph Bailey. General Bailey is buried in Evergreen Cemetery - Section 5 - in Fort Scott, Kansas.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,661 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4, 5. submitted on June 8, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   6. submitted on February 7, 2010, by Thomas Onions of Olathe, Kansas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 11, 2022