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James R. Bailey 

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Benjamin Bailey
1790 - 1855

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1795 - 1895
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James R. Bailey
1830 - 1869
James R. Bailey was born about 1830 in Marion Co., South Carolina and died about 1869 somewhere in South Carolina. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 39 years old.

Year of birth is unknown and estimated around 1830. He married Sara Lane. Served in the Confederacy as a private in Company E of the 23rd Regiment. He was wounded in the neck, shoulder and arms.
Census1/1/1840 SC (Marion County) 10 yrs old 
Benjn Bailey is listed with a household containing 3 males under 5, one male 5-10, two males 10-15, one male 40-50 and one female under the age of 5, one female 5-10, two females between 15 and 20, and one female between 30-40.  
Military1/1/1861 SC  31 yrs old 
Civil War Service Records- list J.R. Bailey was in the CSA Company E 23 South Carolina Infantry, Hatch's Reg't Coast Rangers, as a Private.  

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9 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
14 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
23 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
26 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
29 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
35 1865 Mendel publishes his papers on genetics and introduces the concept to the public.
39 1869 Cro-magnon Man fossils are found in France
4 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
31 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
32 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
30 1860 About 63,000 men from South Carolina served in the Confederate armed forces.
38 1868 South Carolina was readmitted to the Union.
5 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
7 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
10 1840 Oregon Trail is established
12 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
25 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
30 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
32 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
33 1863 Abraham Lincoln issues the "Emancipation Proclamation" freeing slaves.
35 1865 American Civil war ends with General Lee's surrender at Appomattox, VA. Reconstruction begins in the "old South"
38 1868 An eight-hour work day is established for federal employees.
3 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico

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