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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—Richmond. (search)
rofiles could afford no protection to soldiers, were occupied by Naglee's brigade. The latter made a vigorous resistance, while the division artillery, under Colonel Bailey, an old regular officer, caused great havoc in the ranks of the assailants. Meanwhile, the combat extended along the line. Hill had deployed all his troops er, persisted in defending the redoubts, but soon disappeared among the ranks of Hill's troops, who, having returned to the charge, hemmed them in on every side. Bailey was killed by the side of the guns he had just spiked, and seven pieces fell into the hands of the assailants. It was three o'clock. Precisely at this moment Pec Sumner were suppressed. The general-in-chief soon set forth the truth, and it became known that the army had been saved by the stubborn resistance of Naglee and Bailey, the ardor which Kearny had infused into Jamison's and Berry's brigades, and, finally, by the indomitable energy of old Sumner. Mr. Lincoln learned at last tha
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the naval war. (search)
eet began to move in two columns. The right column was under the orders of Captain Bailey, second in command, whose flag was hoisted on the gun-boat Cayuga. He was hin easy range of Fort Jackson and covered it with shells. Both Farragut and Bailey found the passage between the dismantled vessels which were to arrest their couh had scarcely sustained any damage from the bombardment, was more formidable. Bailey had already passed it with the Cayuga, after having fired grape into the embraseir error. Most of them were at anchor a little above Fort St. Philip; so that Bailey, who led the fleet with the Cayuga, saw them coming down to crush him. Even befnd just as a third was approaching, two Federal gun-boats came to the succor of Bailey. These were the Oneida, which had just run into and sunk one of the enemy's veleft, having remained in person to hasten the removal of the materiel. When Captain Bailey demanded the surrender of New Orleans, the Confederate general transferred
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 2. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book VII:—politics. (search)
ot quite a million dollars. The irregularity of these drafts being well known, they could not be negotiated; and in order to realize upon them, Russell induced a Mr. Bailey, a relative of the Secretary of War and treasurer of the Indian funds, to become a party to a fraudulent transaction. The funds entrusted to his keeping embraced government bonds, the interest on which was paid by the Indian bureau, as the guardian of the tribes who were the owners of these bonds. Mr. Bailey successively remitted eight hundred and seventy thousand dollars' worth of these bonds to Russell, in exchange for the drafts which he had failed to get cashed elsewhere, and the ut off, so that the disappearance of the bonds themselves might not have been discovered for months but that suspicions were excited by other circumstances.—Ed. Mr. Bailey made his escape after confessing everything; the Secretary of War soon followed; and when they were both indicted before the grand jury as peculators, they were