Doc. 83. thanks to Lieut.-Col. Joseph Bailey.
war Department, Adjutant-General's office, Washington, June 15, 1864.The following resolution of Congress is published for the information of all concerned: Public Resolution — No. 34. A resolution tendering the thanks of Congress to Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Bailey, of the Fourth regiment of Wisconsin Volunteers. Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the thanks of Congress be, and they are hereby, tendered to Lieutenant-Colonel Joseph Bailey, of the Fourth Regiment Wisconsin volunteers, Acting Engineer of the Nineteenth Army Corps, for distinguished services in the recent campaign on the Red river, by which the gunboat flotilla under Rear-Admiral David D. Porter was rescued from imminent peril. Section 2. And be it further resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause a copy of this resolution to be transmitted to Lieutenant-Colonel Bailey. Approved June 11, 1864. By order of the Secretary of War.
E. D. Townsend, Assistant-Adjutant General.