David Jackson Bailey papers

David Jackson Bailey papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Library
Creator: Bailey, David Jackson, 1812-1897
Title: David Jackson Bailey papers
Dates: Bulk, 1860-1865
Dates: 1860-1925
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet 1 box
Coll. Number: ms1661

Biographical/Historical Note

David Jackson Bailey was a Representative from Georgia.

For futher information, see his Congressional biography.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of papers concerning the formation of the 30th Georgia Infantry, of which David Jackson Bailey was Colonel, from 1860-1865. Some correspondence regards supply and medical matters; and a letter to Bailey from his father regards the health of family members. A chunk of printed material at the end of the collection regards William Joseph Simmons and the Ku Klux Klan.


Arranged primarily in chronological order.

Index Terms

Confederate States of America. Army.
Confederate States of America. Army. Georgia Infantry Regiment, 30th.
Ku Klux Klan (1915- ).
Simmons, W. J., (William Joseph), 1880-1945

General Notes

This collection has been digitized and is available online as part of America's Turning Point: Documenting the Civil War Experience in Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

David Jackson Bailey papers, ms 1661, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Correspondence, 1860 December 21 View online.
2Correspondence, 1861 January 12 View online.
3Correspondence, 1861 May 30 View online.
4Correspondence, 1861 August 21 View online.
5-6Correspondence, October 1861 View online. View online.
7Correspondence, 1861 October 2 View online.
8Correspondence, 1861 October 3 View online.
9Correspondence, 1861 October 9 View online.
10Correspondence, 1861 October 24 View online.
11Correspondence, 1861 November 30 View online.
12Correspondence, 1862 January 12 View online.
13Correspondence, 1862 January 29 View online.
14Correspondence, 1862 February 14 View online.
15Correspondence, 1862 February 19 View online.
16Correspondence, 1862 March 8 View online.
17Correspondence, 1862 March 10 View online.
18Correspondence, 1862 March 31 View online.
19Correspondence, 1862 April 4 View online.
20Correspondence, 1862 April 13 View online.
21Correspondence, 1862 April 22 View online.
22Correspondence, 1862 May 11 View online.
23Correspondence, 1862 May 15 View online.
24-25Correspondence, 1862 May 19 View online. View online.
26Correspondence, 1862 May 22 View online.
27Correspondence, 1862 July 8 View online.
28Correspondence, 1862 September 29 View online.
29Correspondence, 1865 September 16 View online.
30-32Correspondence, undated View online. View online. View online.
33Envelope View online.
34Newspaper clipping regarding Bailey, 1925 View online.
35Printed material regarding the Ku Klux Klan, 1920-1924 View online.
Advertisement for "The Klan Unmasked," by William Joseph Simmons; membership card; petition for membership in the Knights of The Flaming Sword; "The Searchlight," Atlanta, Georgia, clppings regarding Ku Klux Klan leadership; public Statement by William Joseph Simmons regarding the development of the Ku Klux Klan and his own ousting from its leadership by Dr. Hiram Wesley Evans.
36Supply receipts, 1862 View online.